Peter Cotes, a major force in serious British theater who...

Deaths Elsewhere

November 14, 1998

Peter Cotes, a major force in serious British theater who was celebrated for staging the first theatrical production of Agatha // Christie's "Mousetrap" in 1952, died in London Tuesday. He was 86.

Stephen Duggan, an attorney, the founding chairman of the National Resources Defense Council and a leader of a successful fight against development of Storm King Mountain, which was made famous by painters of the Hudson River School, died Sunday. He was 89.

Suzanne Jackson, the Ladies Professional Golf Association's director of tournament operations since 1991 and one of the most respected rules officials in golf, died in Florida Wednesday of breast cancer. She was 46.

Francis A. Perry Jr., a one-time trumpet player for the Lawrence Welk Orchestra and one of the first U.S. paratroopers in World War II, died Sunday in Millis, Mass. He was 83.

Pub Date: 11/14/98

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