* Alexei I. Adzhubei, son-in-law of Soviet leader Nikita S. Khrushchev and former editor of the newspaper Izvestia, died in Moscow at age 68. Mr. Adzhubei, who was married to Mr. Khrushchev's daughter, Rada, lost his prominent editing and Communist Party posts when the bombastic Soviet leader was ousted from power in 1964.
* Benjamin Huger Read, 67, an organizer of the Earth Summit conference in Rio de Janeiro and a leading foreign affairs scholar, died Thursday of liver disease in Washington. During the Carter administration, Mr. Read was undersecretary of state for management and was part of the team that sought to free the hostages held in Iran from November 1979 to January 1981. Since 1990, he had been president of Ecofund '92, an environmental group.
* Gordon A. Juel, 39, a theatrical scenery designer and prop man, died after a short illness Monday at Cabrini Medical Center in Manhattan, N.Y. He was a scene designer and prop person for NBC's "Late Night With David Letterman" since 1984, and also was scenic designer for several PBS programs.
Baggio,Cardinal Sebastiano Baggio, the chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church and an under deacon of the College of Cardinals, died Sunday in Vatican City of a stroke at age 79. He was elevated to cardinal by Pope Paul VI in 1969 after a diplomatic career that included assignments in Brazil and Chile. He was appointed the chamberlain of the Roman Church by Pope John Paul II in 1985 and a year later was named an under deacon of the College of Cardinals.
* Larz E. Bourne, 77, a cartoonist, died Sunday at a hospital in Sarasota, Fla. He created Deputy Dawg and other cartoon characters for television and comic books.
* Donald B. Brewster, 56, a photographer, died March 16 at his home in Manhattan of complications from lung cancer. His work was published in newspapers and magazines and shown at the Louvre, the Smithsonian Institution, Nikon House and the Overseas Press Club, among others.
* Kenneth Ewart Boulding, 83, an internationally known economist who also wrote poetry, died Thursday after a long bout with cancer at his Boulder, Colo., home Thursday. He wrote almost 40 books, including three volumes of poetry.