Edna M. Folz,74, a journalist whose right-to-die case went...

Deaths Elsewhere

November 18, 1997

Edna M. Folz,74, a journalist whose right-to-die case went to the U.S. Supreme Court, died Sunday in Milwaukee, 18 days after doctors allowed the removal of a feeding tube that had kept her alive. Ms. Folz, who had advanced Alzheimer's disease, died in her sleep.

Douglas MacArthur II,88, whose long Foreign Service career included tours as ambassadors to four nations, died Saturday in Washington after a stroke and heart attack. He was the nephew and namesake of the famous five-star Army general.

Georges Marchais,77, a longtime French Communist Party leader who adhered to Moscow's line even as other European Communists drew away, died Sunday in Paris.

Pub Date: 11/18/97

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