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Jack Carter, whose deft mimicry, rapid-fire wisecracks, and manic storytelling energies made him a comedy star in television’s infancy and helped sustain a show business career that extended through eight decades, died June 28 at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 93.
LOS ANGELES — At the end of a busy day, Frances Kroll Ring, then in her early 20s, wrote a jokey note to her boss: “I squeezed the oranges, boiled the coffee, laid the eggs, typed the story, put out the cat, started the dogs howling and I’m off to the city. Hope you have a good night’s rest.”
Judson Randolph, the former chief of surgery at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, professor of surgery and pediatrics at George Washington University and a national leader in pediatric surgery, died May 17 at his home in Nashville. He was 87.
Walter Browne, who dropped out of high school to embark on a legendary career in competitive chess that made him an American champion several times over, died June 24 in Las Vegas. He was 66.
Harvey Pollack, basketball’s godfather of statistical analysis and the last employee remaining from the NBA’s first season still working in the league, has died. He was 93.
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TOM BEAN — Richard D. Griffin