Richard Bilby, 67, a U.S. District judge who presided over...

Deaths Elsewhere

August 13, 1998

Richard Bilby, 67, a U.S. District judge who presided over such cases as the Charles Keating civil trial, collapsed and died Tuesday while walking his dog in Tucson, Ariz.

Anna Harrison, 85, who in 1978 became the first woman elected president of the American Chemical Society, died Saturday of a stroke in South Hadley, Mass.

Michael Kitson, 72, a leading art historian and professor in Britain and the United States, died Friday in London.

Alvin R. Luedecke, 87, a retired Air Force major general who once headed the federal Atomic Energy Commission, died Sunday in San Antonio.

Alekos Papanikolaou, 49, one of the architects who led major restoration works on the Acropolis, died of pneumonia Monday in Athens, Greece. He also had cancer.

Sture V. Sigfred, 98, an aviation pioneer who helped choose the airstrip that became Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, died Saturday in Norfolk, Va.

Waneta Hoyt, 52, who was convicted of smothering her five children more than two decades ago, died in an Owego, N.Y., prison Sunday after battling pancreatic cancer. She was serving a sentence of 75 years to life for smothering her five children from 1965 to 1971.

Pub Date: 8/13/98

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