Peter A. Leventritt,82, who won 13 national bridge titles...

Deaths Elsewhere

December 23, 1997

Peter A. Leventritt,82, who won 13 national bridge titles and was considered one of the greatest players in the country, died in New York on Dec. 6 of complications from diabetes.

Sally Marr,91, the mother of comedian Lenny Bruce and a comedian and talent agent credited with discovering Cheech & Chong, Sam Kinison and Pat Morita, died Dec. 14 in Los Angeles.

George Tsutakawa,87, a prolific artist known for serene fountains and abstract bronze structures, died Thursday in Seattle.

Dr. Irving S. Wright,96, the first physician to use an anti-coagulant to treat blood clots that can cause heart attacks and strokes, died Dec. 8 in New York.

Jimmy Rogers,73, a bluesman who played guitar for the original Muddy Waters band, died of colon cancer Friday in Chicago.

Pub Date: 12/23/97

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