Marguerite Chapman,81, who starred in a series of World...

Deaths Elsewhere

September 05, 1999

Marguerite Chapman,81, who starred in a series of World War II movies produced to keep up the morale of servicemen and later appeared in "The Seven Year Itch," died Tuesday in Burbank, Calif. Ms. Chapman began her working life as a typist and switchboard operator in White Plains, N.Y.

Charles Lowe,87, who guided the career of actress Carol Channing during their four-decade marriage, died in Los Angeles Thursday. He was 87. Miss Channing, 78, separated from Mr. Lowe last year after she accused him of mismanagement.

Mark Zebrowski,54, an art historian and leading expert on the Islamic art of India, died Aug. 22 of cancer in Great Britain. Born and educated in the United States, Mr. Zebrowski lived in England for many years and went to India in 1967 after joining the Peace Corps.

Jeanne Miles,90, an American painter and abstract artist whose geometric creations were inspired by Asian art and philosophy, died Aug. 27 in Los Angeles. Her half-century career produced a series of one-woman shows at New York galleries as well as paintings for the permanent collections of such museums as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum.

Charles "Chuck" Perry,62, founding president of Florida International University, died at his home in Rockwall, Texas, on Monday. Mr. Perry was 31 when the Florida Board of Regents hired him in 1969 to turn an abandoned airfield into a public university.

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