Bruce Hlibok, 34, a deaf actor who played on Broadway, died June 23 of pneumonia at his home in Jersey City, N.J. He wrote several plays that ran off-Broadway, including "Going Home" in 1980, "WomanTalk" in 1984 and "The Deaf Mute Howls" in 1988. He gained notice in 1978 when he portrayed one of the children from broken homes in the Joseph Papp production of the Elizabeth Swados play "Runaways."
Frederick M. Supper, 78, former chairman and owner of Alexander Proudfoot Co., a management consulting firm in West Palm Beach, Fla., died of complications from emphysema Sunday at his home in Palm Beach. He bought the company in 1970 from the founder's estate and built it into a worldwide organization, with offices in Europe, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong. By 1987, when Mr. Supper sold the company to British investors, it had more than 1,000 employees and $150 million in annual revenue. An avid croquet player, he was a co-founder and past president of the Croquet Foundation of America and is in the Croquet Hall of Fame. He established the Croquet Hall of Fame Gallery in Newport, R.I.
Ernest Victor Heyn, 90, an author and editor of popular-science books and founding editor of Modern Screen and Sport magazines, died June 28 in New York City. He edited Popular Science from 1964 to 1971. He was the author of "A Century of Wonders: One Hundred Years of Popular Science" (Doubleday, 1972), a history of the magazine. He founded Modern Screen in 1931 and Sport in 1946. From 1948 until 1951, he was editor in chief of True Story.