Prince Faisal bin Fahd, 54, the eldest son of Saudi King...

Deaths Elsewhere

August 24, 1999

Prince Faisal bin Fahd, 54, the eldest son of Saudi King Fahd who was the equivalent of minister of sports, died of a heart attack in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Saudi government officials said Saturday. He was not in line to the throne. His uncle, Crown Prince Abdullah, is the heir.

Vera Krasovskaya, 83, a Russian dancer who later became a renowned ballet historian, died Aug. 15 at her home in St. Petersburg, associates said Saturday.

Rosie Jacuzzi, 95, the eldest member of the family that invented their namesake whirlpool, died Aug. 4 in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Dr. Robert Byck, 66, a Yale Medical School brain researcher who in 1979 warned Congress about the danger of smokable cocaine, died Aug. 9 in Boston of complications from a stroke suffered three days earlier.

Barbara White Fishman, 60, an advertising agency art director who became a Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center benefactor after developing breast cancer, died Thursday in New York of the disease. She gave $5 million to Sloan-Kettering to renovate its 42-bed Women's Inpatient Center for diagnosis and treatment of gynecological cancers.

Othmar Winkler, 92, the official sculptor for Italian dictator Benito Mussolini who went on to become an anti-fascist, anti-clerical artist, died Saturday in Trento, Italy, Italian newspapers reported yesterday.

Patricia Beer, the British poet lauded by her American contemporary Robert Lowell for her wry handling of eternal themes, died of a stroke Aug. 15 at home in Honiton, in southwest England, her husband said yesterday.

Donald Louis Mason, 74, an FBI agent whose interest in art led to the creation of a unit that targeted art thieves, died of cancer Aug. 10 in Haworth, N.J.

Stanley J. Winkelman, 76, the former head of Winkelman's department stores, died Thursday in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

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