Ted Matthews, 101, the last survivor of the original...

Deaths Elsewhere

December 12, 1997

Ted Matthews, 101, the last survivor of the original landing at Gallipoli, the site of a World War I battle that helped define Australia's national character, died Tuesday in Sydney, Australia.

James H. "Foots" Newman, 89, who served as interim president of the University of Alabama after a year of unrest over the enrollment of its first black student, died Tuesday in Mobile.

Hopeton Gladstone Johnson, 74, a jazz musician who played with many of the music's great names, died Dec. 4 in Boston.

Malcolm Shepherd Knowles, 84, known as the father of adult education, died Nov. 27 in Fayetteville, Ark. He wrote widely on vocational and adult education, producing 18 books and more than 200 articles.

David K. Laniak, 62, who steered telephone provider ACC Corp.'s expansion in Europe and North America during his two years as chief executive, died Dec. 5 in Rochester, N.Y. after suffering complications from a blood clot in his lungs.

Walter Addems, 98, an aviation pioneer whose pilot's license was signed by Orville Wright, died Nov. 21 in Atherton, Calif., of pneumonia. Mr. Addems was a member of the Early Birds, pilots who flew solo before Dec. 17, 1917, the anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight in 1903.

Marge Kotlisky, 70, a movie, television and stage actress whose credits include roles in the films "Major League" and "Sixteen Candles," died of cancer Dec. 2 in Chicago.

Pub Date: 12/12/97

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