Francis Lund Van Dusen, a retired federal appellate judge, died after a long illness Wednesday at his home in Bryn Mawr, Pa. Mr. Van Dusen, 81, retired in 1990 from the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia after 35 years on the federal bench, first as a trial judge and then as an appellate judge. Mr. Van Dusen's survivors include his wife, the former Margaret Goodenough; and four children, Dr. Muriel Berkeley of Baltimore, Rhe Jain of Mercer Island, Wash., Francis L. Van Dusen Jr. of Seattle and Clinton M. Van Dusen of Pittsburgh.
* Joseph Michael Waters,Joseph Michael Waters, a retired food industry executive who started as a 14-year-old errand boy for the A&P; in Jersey City, N.J., died Wednesday at his home in the Village at Manor Park, a retirement community in Boynton Beach, Fla. The 89-year-old businessman died of natural causes in his sleep, his family said.
* Eldon "Ott" Ottenheimer, 84, longtime San Francisco photo editor for the Associated Press, died May 21 in Reno, Nev. He worked as a police reporter for the Tacoma (Wash.) News Tribune for several years before becoming assistant photo editor in the San Francisco AP office in 1938. He became photo editor in the early 1950s, and retired in 1970.