Vincent Ciccone, 81, a candy maker who invented the "Blow Pop" lollipop and made candied throat lozenges possible, died Saturday in West Caldwell, N.J.
Robert C. Dean, 94, the architect who designed the American Military Cemetery in Cambridge, England, and helped with the restoration of Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia, died Sunday in Natick, Mass.
Jess Orval "Doc" Dockery, 88, a pilot who helped perfect the science of crop dusting, died in Holley, Fla., on Saturday of complications due to pneumonia.
Edwin P. Neilan, 92, a former president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a staunch opponent of larger government, died Saturday in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Bernard Schwartz, 74, a University of Tulsa law professor and recognized U.S. Supreme Court historian, was struck and killed by a car Tuesday in Tulsa, Okla.
Julius James, 111, a grandson of slaves who was forced from his lifelong home in Ocala, Fla., so that the state could widen a highway entrance ramp, died Sunday in Ocala. The state eventually paid Mr. James and his family more than $2 million to annex his property and expand Interstate 75.
Ernest "Polly" Rosborough, 95, considered the father of modern fly fishing in the American West, died Dec. 18 in Medford, Ore.
Sebastian Arcos Bergnes, 65, who went to prison in Cuba for his political beliefs but was reluctant to leave his home country for medical treatment, died Monday in Miami. Mr. Arcos, one of the most prominent Cuban dissidents, reluctantly came to the United States two years ago to seek medical treatment for rectal cancer he developed while in prison in Cuba.
Marion Bell, 78, who starred in the musical "Brigadoon" on Broadway, died Dec. 14 in Los Angeles. The role of Fiona won her the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for best actress.
Pub Date: 12/26/97