Ann Bishop, 66, a retired Miami television news anchor...


November 16, 1997

Ann Bishop, 66, a retired Miami television news anchor whose reporting career spanned four decades, died of cancer Friday. She was a reporter at WJZ-TV in Baltimore from 1965 to 1970, and over the next 25 years became the most recognized and trusted television news figure in South Florida as a reporter and co-anchor of the evening newscasts at WPLG-TV.

Sara Remington, 13, the longest-surviving pediatric heart transplant recipient, died Tuesday of coronary disease in Houston. She received the heart of a 3-year-old accident victim on Nov. 1, 1984, at Texas Heart Institute.

James Laughlin, 83, a poet and pioneering publisher who introduced American readers to some of the best-known writers of this century, died Wednesday in Norwalk, Conn., of complications after a stroke. He was an undergraduate at Harvard University in 1936 when he founded New Directions to issue its first anthology, "New Directions in Prose & Poetry," which included works by Henry Miller, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams.

Annie Dodge Wauneka, 87, who became the Navajo Nation's first female legislator and a health crusader, died of Alzheimer's disease Nov. 10 Monday at Flagstaff Medical Center in Arizona. For many years starting in the 1950s, she traveled to villages and clinics, covering the 24,000-square-mile territory of the Navajo to preach public health standards.

Pub Date: 11/16/97

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