Stefan Martin, 58, an artist noted for his wood engravings, drowned Oct. 7 in Assunpink Lake in Millstone Township, N.J. He lived in Roosevelt, N.J. He was in a rowboat that apparently capsized, said his brother, Tony Martin of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Dakari Hru, 42, a poet and an author of children's books, died Aug. 31 at Cabrini Medical Center in Manhattan after a brief illness. His first picture book, "Joshua's Masai Mask," published in 1993, was described as "splendidly universal" in a review in the New York Times.