Lucio Costa,96, an architect and urban planner who helped...

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June 17, 1998

Lucio Costa,96, an architect and urban planner who helped design the capital of Brasilia, died Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

John N. Krier,89, a leading movie industry analyst whose box office reports were closely watched by Hollywood moguls and film fans, died Saturday in Los Angeles.

Evan Whallon,74, music director of the Columbus (Ohio) Symphony Orchestra for 26 years, died Sunday after suffering a heart attack Friday.

Fred Wiche,66, the popular "Weekend Gardener" who dispensed advice on everything from aphids to zinnias on radio and television shows, died of cancer Monday in Louisville, Ky.

Jerald L. Ziegman,61, a screenwriter who worked on the television program "Peyton Place," died Friday in Omaha, Neb.

Richard Yezzo,46, who created one of the nation's most-renowned AIDS treatment centers, died of a heart attack June 5 in New Rochelle, N.Y. Mr. Yezzo, president of St. Clare's Hospital and Health Center in Manhattan, set aside beds and staff for the wing in 1983 -- when the hospital was $16 million in debt.

Pub Date: 6/17/98


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