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* Jack Priestly, 66, an award-winning cinematographer...


* Jack Priestly, 66, an award-winning cinematographer who worked in television and film, died May 26 at his home in Los Angeles. He began his career as a camera assistant. His work in television won him many awards, including two Emmys as director of photography for the series "Naked City." He also received Emmy nominations for "East Side, West Side" and "The Trials of Rosie O'Neill." Among his other television credits are "Colombo," "Cagney and Lacey," "A Man Called Hawk" and "Madigan." He also worked on "Family Reunion," "The Snoop Sisters" and "Kojak." Mr. Priestly's feature films include "Where's Poppa," "The Subject Was Roses," "No Way to Treat a Lady" and "A Man Called Adam."

* Bob Fitzsimmons, 53, a New York radio and television host known for his wry interviews with celebrity guests, died Wednesday at Metropolitan Hospital, where he was taken after collapsing at a Manhattan restaurant.

* Paul Malvern, 91, a Hollywood stuntman who became the producer of more than 100 films, including many of John Wayne's early westerns, died May 29 in Los Angeles. More than 75 of Mr. Malvern's films were westerns and 39 of them starred Mr. Wayne in the early stages of his career, including the 1930s films "Westward Ho," "The Man from Utah" and "Blue Steel."

* Walter Scott Fredenhagen, 97, known as the "daddy of the drive-in" fast-food restaurants, died Tuesday in his suburban Naperville, Ill., home. He was a pioneer of the drive-in for fast-food merchandising, and trained Ray Kroc, who went on to develop the McDonald's fast-food chain. Mr. Fredenhagen and a boyhood friend, Earl Prince, who operated a wholesale ice cream plant in Rushville, Ill., started in the shakes and burgers restaurant business in the 1930s when they began the Prince Castle chain of ice cream stores.

* Donn B. Tatum, 80, the first non-family member to head Walt Disney Productions, has died of cancer at his home in the Los Angeles community of Pacific Palisades. Mr. Tatum, who left the Disney board last year, was elected chairman and chief executive officer in 1971 after the death of Roy O. Disney, older brother and successor to Walt Disney.

* R. Louise McManus, 97, a leader in nursing education who spent 36 years on the faculty of Teachers College of Columbia University, died May 29 at a nursing home in Natick, Mass. The former New York City resident's death came after a brief illness.

bTC * Abraham Nowick, 68, a certified public accountant who became one of the closest friends and confidants of New York City Mayor David N. Dinkins, died of cardiopulmonary arrest May 23 at Mount Sinai Hospital.

* Roger Georges Morvan, 66, a French encyclopedist, lexicographer and poet, died of cancer May 22 in the Cochin hospital in Paris. He founded and directed the publication of "L'Encyclopedie Internationale des Sciences et des Techniques," which is composed of 10 volumes containing more than 3,500 entries by about 800 scientists, including French Nobel laureates.

* Dr. Alson E. Braley, 87, a pioneering eye surgeon and medical school administrator, died May 28 of emphysema and heart complications in Iowa City. He was head of the department of ophthalmology at the University of Iowa's College of Medicine from 1950 until his retirement in 1967. Dr. Braley founded the Eye Bank Network, a nationwide association of amateur radio

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