Denis Leyne, 57, a former Canadian banker...


Denis Leyne, 57, a former Canadian banker acquitted in April of smuggling arms for the Irish Republican Army, died Sunday after a heart attack. On April 26, a jury acquitted him and others of conspiring to smuggle 2,900 mining detonators and a $50,000 Stinger missile to the IRA.

Rayford T. Saucer, 72, assistant training officer for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's first seven astronauts and a Veterans Affairs psychologist, died Saturday in Richmond, Va.

John E. Sawyer, 77, a former president of Williams College and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, died Tuesday of cancer at his home in Woods Hole, Mass.

As president of Williams from 1961 to 1973, he led the college's elimination of fraternities, transition to coeducation, recruitment of black students and development of a winter-study period.

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