DEATHS Sidney Glazier, 86, who produced 1965's Oscar-winning documentary The Eleanor Roosevelt Story and 1968's The Producers, of undisclosed causes, Dec. 14, in Bennington, Vt.... Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky, 57, of a heart attack, Dec. 13, in Kingston, Ontario.... Brad Dexter, 85, star of 1960's The Magnificent Seven and a confidant to Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra, of complications from pneumonia, Dec. 11, in Rancho Mirage, Calif.... Mary Hansen, 36, singer-guitarist for the experimental U.K. rock group Stereolab, after being struck by a truck while riding her bike, Dec. 9, in London.... TV exec Roone Arledge, 71, of cancer, Dec. 5, in New York City. (See Legacy on page 36.)... Actor Glenn Quinn, 32, of a possible drug overdose, Dec. 3, in L.A. (See Legacy on page 30.)... Edgar J. Scherick, 78, who created ABC's Wide World of Sports and helped produce the early Woody Allen film Take the Money and Run, of leukemia, Dec. 3, in L.A.... Children's scribe Aileen Fisher, 96, who authored more than 100 books including 1933's The Coffee-Pot Face and 1980's Out in the Dark and Daylight, of undisclosed causes, Dec. 2, in Boulder, Colo.... Animator William ''Tex'' Henson, 78, of head injuries when he was hit by a pickup truck, Dec. 2, in Terrell, Tex. (See Legacy on page 32.)... Actress Billie Bird, 94, of undisclosed causes, Nov. 27, in Granada Hills, Calif. The ex-vaudevillian played Molly Ringwald's grandmother in 1984's Sixteen Candles and was a regular on the '80s sitcom Dear John. -- Jennifer Armstrong

Originally posted Jan 03, 2003 Published in issue #689 Jan 03, 2003 Order article reprints