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Published Oct. 10, 2005

EDUARDO BARREIROS RODRIGUEZ, 73, a Spanish industrialist who defied a U.S. trade embargo by selling trucks to Cuba, died Wednesday in Havana. He also helped Cuban engineers to develop a six- and eight-cylinder diesel engine that is used in trucks assembled in Cuba and in some industries on the island.

JOSEPH L. FISHER, 78, an expert on natural resources and an economist, died Wednesday in Arlington, Va., of a brain tumor. He was a senior economist for the Council of Economic Advisers to the president for four years under Harry S. Truman and one year under Dwight D. Eisenhower. He served in Congress from Virginia as a Democrat from 1974 to 1980. He was a past moderator and chairman of the international Unitarian Universalist Association.

ANDOR FOLDES, 78, a Hungarian-born American pianist who helped introduce composer Bela Bartok's works to the United States, died Feb. 9 in suburban Zurich, Switzerland, after a heart attack. Mr. Foldes, who moved to the United States in 1939, was a child prodigy who played a Mozart piano concerto with the Budapest Philharmonic when he was 8. He introduced Bartok's second piano concerto in New York in 1940 and frequently included the sonata on his recital program in the 1940s and 1950s.


J. CASSON, 93, last survivor of the "Group of Seven" Canadian artists, died Wednesday in Toronto. Mr. Casson, regarded as a champion of the watercolor medium, was also known for his paintings of small Ontario towns, including Elora and Alton near Guelph.

ARNOLD E. SCHAEFER, 74, who conducted the first major nutritional survey of the United States, died Tuesday in Omaha, Neb., of pneumonia. At the National Institutes of Health in Washington from 1955 to 1970, he conducted nutrition surveys and research in more than 30 developing countries, including nearly all of Latin America, as well as the first large-scale nutritional survey of the United States.

DON GUSSOW, 84, a publisher who founded several trade magazines and wrote four books, died Wednesday in New York City. In 1944 he founded Candy Industry magazine, the first of 20 business and professional journals in various fields published by his company, Magazines for Industry Inc. His books included Divorce Corporate Style, The New Merger Game, The New Business Journalism, and Chaia Sonia: A Family's Odyssey, Russian Style, the story of his family's flight from Lithuania through Poland and Russia to freedom.