Dr. Kenneth S. Norris, 74, a naturalist and researcher who...


August 25, 1998

Dr. Kenneth S. Norris, 74, a naturalist and researcher who uncovered much of what is known about dolphins and other marine mammals, died Aug. 16 at the University of California at Santa Cruz Medical Center in California. Dr. Norris, who was an emeritus professor of natural history at the university, underwent heart surgery several months ago and never fully recovered, his family and colleagues said.

Phil Leeds, 82, a comic actor who appeared on the stage, screen and television in shows such as "All in the Family," "Ally McBeal" and "Ellen," died of pneumonia Aug. 16 in Los Angeles.

Persis Khambatta, 49, a former Miss India who played a navigator in the movie "Star Trek -- The Motion Picture," died Aug. 18 of a heart attack in Bombay.

Jerre Mangione, 89, who wrote more than 10 books, including the 1943 novel "Mount Allegro," which portrayed the life and heritage of Italian-Americans, died of heart failure Aug. 16 in Haverford, Pa.

Elli Souyioutzoglou-Seidari, 99, a photographer whose work chronicled Greece between the world wars and brought new life to its ancient ruins, died Aug. 18 in Athens.

Pub Date: 8/25/98

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