Milestones, May 1, 1972

Divorced. F. (for Francis) Lee Bailey, 38, flamboyant criminal lawyer whose clients have included Albert ("the Boston Strangler") DeSalvo, Dr. Sam Sheppard and Captain Ernest Medina; and Froma Victoria Bailey; on grounds of incompatibility ("He was too busy with his work"); after nine years of marriage, one child; in Santo Domingo. -

Died. Pierre Lazareff, 65, publisher and director of France-Soir, Paris' largest newspaper; of cancer; in Paris. Lazareff escaped to the U.S. during the Nazi occupation and worked for the Office of War Information. In 1945 he returned to Paris and led the postwar growth of both France-Soir and Elle, the...

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