Philip Brownstein, 82, a federal housing administrator who...

Deaths Elsewhere

September 25, 1999

Philip Brownstein, 82, a federal housing administrator who fought discrimination by developers and landlords, died Sept. 17 in Silver Spring. Mr. Brownstein was a top housing administrator in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations who expanded Depression-era housing laws to increase home ownership among minorities.

Dr. William Eckert, 73, a forensic pathologist who was a consultant on major cases including the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy and the Jonestown massacre in Guyana, died Sept. 17 in New Orleans. He founded the International Organization of Forensic Medicine and the American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology.

Ivan Goff, 89, co-creator of the TV series "Charlie's Angels" and co-writer of the films "White Heat," "Captain Horatio Hornblower" and "Man of a Thousand Faces," died Thursday in Santa Monica, Calif.

Dr. Robert Galbraith Heath, 84, a noted schizophrenia researcher who was a founder and chairman of Tulane University's department of psychiatry and neurology, died Tuesday in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Benny Kalama, 83, a Hawaiian music legend and former musical director for the "Hawaii Calls" radio show, died Tuesday at his Lanikai home.

Pub Date: 9/25/99

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