Sheldon E. Kopp, 70, a psychologist and author best known...

Deaths Elsewhere

April 03, 1999

Sheldon E. Kopp, 70, a psychologist and author best known for his 1972 book "If You Meet a Buddha on the Road, Kill Him," died of cardiac arrhythmia and pneumonia Monday in Washington.

Robert Flint Chandler Jr., 91, a retired agronomist with the Rockefeller Foundation and a leader in the fight against hunger in Asia, died March 23 in Eustis, Fla. He joined the foundation staff in 1954 and soon afterward received worldwide recognition as a field commander in the "Green Revolution" that helped to feed poor countries.

Gil Perkins, 91, an actor, stuntman and co-founder of the Stuntmen's Association of Motion Pictures, died Sunday in Los Angeles. Mr. Perkins was a stunt double for Spencer Tracy, Yul Brynner and Gene Hackman.

Graenum Berger, 90, an American credited with helping relocate tens of thousands of Ethiopian Jews to Israel, died Wednesday in New Rochelle, N.Y. Mr. Berger, a social worker who worked for the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, founded the American Association for Ethiopian Jews more than 25 years ago.

Pub Date: 4/03

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