Herb Meadow, 83, a veteran scriptwriter who...


Herb Meadow, 83, a veteran scriptwriter who created the TV series "Have Gun Will Travel," died in Los Angeles on Wednesday after a heart attack. His movie credits include "Redhead from Wyoming" with Maureen O'Hara and "The Unguarded Moment" with Esther Williams. In addition to "Have Gun Will Travel," he wrote for about 20 other TV series.

C. Hart Schaaf, 83, a former United Nations official, died Feb. 24 of congestive heart failure at his home in Silver Spring. He held a number of posts during his 28-year U.N. career, which began in 1949, and headed U.N. development programs in Israel, the Philippines and Sri Lanka. His last post was at the New York headquarters, where he was deputy executive director of operations for the U.N. Fund for Population Activities.

Vivian Stanshall, 52, leader of the 1960s pop group Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, died Sunday in a fire at his London apartment. His best-known hit was the 1968 Paul McCartney-produced "I'm the Urban Spaceman."

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