Ann L. Brown, 56, a professor whose work focused on how...

Deaths Elsewhere

June 14, 1999

Ann L. Brown, 56, a professor whose work focused on how children learn and how they should be taught, died June 4 in Berkeley, Calif., after a brief illness. Her teaching methods focused on reciprocal teaching, in which students learn from one another.

Christina Foyle, 88, managing director of her family's renowned bookstore in London's Charing Cross Road and founder of the Foyle's literary luncheon, died Tuesday in London. Her collection of personal correspondence included a letter from Adolf Hitler, responding to her complaint about Nazi book-burning.

James Eugene "Rosy" McHargue, 97, a prolific jazz clarinetist, saxophonist and singer, died Monday in Los Angeles. He played with the bands of Benny Goodman and Kay Kyser. He performed for his 95th birthday at an event sponsored by the New Orleans Jazz Club of Southern California.

Dr. Karl Z. Morgan, 91, a health physicist who helped set international standards for radiation exposure, died Tuesday in Oak Ridge, Tenn. He was instrumental in creation of a federal law in 1968 to require the medical profession to control excessive doses of radiation during X-rays.

Sabra Dalby Rightmire, 27, who worked to teach others about a rare form of skin cancer after she became ill, died in Detroit Wednesday from complications of the disease.

Mrs. Rightmire was diagnosed July 30 with the metastatic melanoma, a form of skin cancer that attacks the body's organs and usually causes death within months. She became a vocal member of an online support group for melanoma patients and caregivers.

Marie St. Louis,71, a jazz festival talent executive who booked such artists as Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald during a 37-year career, died of cancer Thursday at Beth Israel Hospital in Manhattan.

Pub Date: 6/14/99

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