William D. Carey,82, a former Bureau of the Budget official who served under three presidents, died June 24 from chronic lung disease in Washington. He joined the Bureau of the Budget in 1942 and worked in the Eisenhower, Kennedy and Johnson administrations. He was the bureau's assistant director from 1966 to 1969.
Harold Herthum,69, a character actor best known for his role as the doctor in "Forrest Gump," died Saturday in Baton Rouge, La. of a heart attack. He also was in "The Toy," "Tin Cup," "Blaze," "JFK," "Cobb" and "Solitude Point."
Joseph B. Barron,81, an oral surgeon and pioneer in facial prosthetics, died of cancer Sunday in Newton, Mass.
Frank Goffio,82, who helped build CARE into one of the world's largest international relief agencies, died Wednesday in Farmington, Conn., of refractory anemia.
J. Wolfgang Granat,79, a Philadelphia Orchestra violist who once serenaded a Senate committee to lobby against the orchestra's mandatory retirement age, died Thursday in Philadelphia of complications from a stroke.
Steven M. Wasserman,45, a veteran producer and writer who helped make "Beverly Hills 90210" a hit TV show and whose career included "Northern Exposure" and "Gabriel's Fire," was killed in a sailing accident Friday off Los Angeles.
He was aboard a rented sailboat on a trip to Santa Catalina Island when he fell overboard as he was adjusting a sail on the bow, said Jessica Klein, his ex-wife, who was also aboard the 30-foot sailboat. Mr. Wasserman, who was not wearing a life vest, and his ex-wife worked together on a number of scripts and productions.
Charles W. Warren,83, forester, parks director and longtime Omaha World-Herald columnist, died of cancer Thursday. A leading authority on Dutch elm disease, he discovered one of the first instances of the disease west of the Mississippi River and confirmed the first known case of the disease in Omaha.
Renato Capecchi,74, an Italian baritone known for his interpretations of comic roles, died Tuesday in Milan, his family said. His roles included Bartolo in Rossini's "Barber of Seville," Marcello in Puccini's "La Boheme" and Germont in Verdi's "La Traviata."
Pub Date: 7/07/98