Ed Wiener, a New York jewelry designer, died Sunday of a heart attack at the age of 73. He began his career in artists' circles in post-Bauhaus Provincetown and Greenwich Village, in
the early days of the abstract expressionist movement of the late 1940s. The two movements were joined in his jewelry designs. He worked largely in silver until the late 1950s when he branched out into new settings in gold and jewels.
Henry Maurice Goldman, 79, the founding dean of Boston University's graduate school of dentistry, died Tuesday at a Boston hospital. He helped establish what now is the Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry in 1963 and was dean there until 1977. University trustees named the school in his honor in 1978. The Boston native was an internationally known specialist in periodontology and oral pathology. He was a former president of the American Society of Periodontists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology and served as chief of the dental pathology section of the U.S. Army. He edited the Journal of Periodontology and Periodontics and wrote the text, "Periodontia."
William R. Beer, 48, a professor of sociology at Brooklyn College for 22 years, died Tuesday of a brain tumor at his home in Northport, N.Y. He was a graduate of Harvard College and held a doctorate from the New School for Social Research. Before joining the Brooklyn faculty, he was with the New York City
J. Howard Carter, a founding partner in 1937 of the New York law firm of Townley Updike Carter & Rodgers, now Townley & Updike, died of cancer Wednesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 86. A trial lawyer for 30 years, he began his career in 1936 as chief assistant U.S. attorney in Manhattan, succeeding Thomas E. Dewey.
Fred R. Feuss, 88, retired controller of W. R. Grace & Co., died after a stroke Monday at a hospital in Albany, N.Y., where he lived.