Shirley Ware, 57, a nurse who later became a health-care...

Deaths Elsewhere

April 25, 1999

Shirley Ware, 57, a nurse who later became a health-care union leader, died Friday of cancer in Oakland, Calif. In 1971, Ms. Ware joined Health Care Workers Union/SEIU Local 250 as the first black woman representative since the union formed in 1934 at San Francisco General Hospital. It is now the nation's second-largest health-care union.

Harold E. Samuel, 75, a former music librarian and professor at the Yale University School of Music, died Tuesday in Hamden, Conn.

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