David Ignatow,83, a poet who made his art from the stuff...

Deaths Elsewhere

November 20, 1997

David Ignatow,83, a poet who made his art from the stuff of everyday American life, died Monday in East Hampton, N.Y. He had suffered from congestive heart failure. Mr. Ignatow won the 1977 Bollinger Prize, one of poetry's most prestigious awards.

George O. Petrie,85, a veteran character actor whose career spanned Broadway, radio, films and a half-century on television, died Sunday in Los Angeles. He recently appeared as Sid, the deadpan film editor, on the NBC series "Mad About You."

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Pub Date: 11/20/97

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