Ann Corio, the queen of burlesque who...


Ann Corio, the queen of burlesque who kept the tradition alive into the age of X-rated movies, died March 1 in Englewood, N.J. She was believed to be in her 80s. One of the last to practice the art of striptease as a put-on, Ms. Corio said her shows emphasized comedy and didn't contain full nudity.

Stefan Hatos, 78, a longtime radio and television writer and producer and co-creator of the game show "Let's Make a Deal," died March 2 in Los Angeles.

J. Leland "Lee" Atwood, 94, a key figure in the aerospace industry for more than 50 years while president and chief executive officer of Rockwell International Corp., died Friday in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Linda Hodge McLaughlin, 57, a U.S. district judge who was injured in a January car crash, died Sunday in Santa Ana, Calif., after developing pneumonia.

Pub Date: 3/10/99

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