Tony Arefin, 38, a self-taught graphic designer and art...

Deaths Elsewhere

May 28, 2000

Tony Arefin, 38, a self-taught graphic designer and art director of periodicals, art catalogs and advertisements, died May 19 of a heart attack in New York. Most recently he worked on IBM's "magic box" campaign. He also worked on campaigns for Lotus Notes and Nike.

Fielding Chandler, 101, one of the oldest Boy Scout leaders in the country, died Thursday in Farmington, Mo. Mr. Chandler joined the Boy Scouts as a Scoutmaster in February 1919 when he agreed to help a friend in St. Louis and remained a Scoutmaster until 1946.

Richard Edward Nolan, 71, a lawyer who represented the Roman Catholic Church in some of the most important court cases involving religion and government in the past 40 years, died Monday of complications from a stroke.

One of Mr. Nolan's cases that went to the U.S. Supreme Court involved a 1980 New York state law requiring that parochial schools be reimbursed by the state for providing state-mandated educational services. Mr. Nolan won the case, arguing that the law was sound because it required reimbursement only for statewide standardized services, not religious education.

Donald Coggan, 88, leader of the world's Anglicans as archbishop of Canterbury from 1974 to 1980 and a strong supporter of the ordination of women, died May 17 in London.

W. D. McHardy, 88, director of the team that produced the Revised English Bible, died April 9 in London. The Revised English Bible, published in 1989, was billed as the first ecumenical translation of Scripture in English, drawing on the work of Roman Catholics, Anglicans and Protestants.

Harlin Quist, 69, the publisher who tackled unusual subjects for children and illustrated them with the work of leading French artists, died May 13 in Virginia, Minn. Mr. Quist published children's books by Eugene Ionesco, Marguerite Duras and Richard Hughes. The French institute Alliance Francaise organized a show in New York in December called "The Art of Harlin Quist Books."

Francis Lederer, 100, a Czech-born actor whose dark good looks made him a suave, continental character in films from the silent era through the 1950s and who continued to teach weekly acting classes in Los Angeles until a few weeks ago, died Thursday at his home in Palm Springs, Calif.

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