Milestones, Jul. 3, 1972

Married. Taylor Caldwell, 71, best-selling novelist (This Side of Innocence, Great Lion of God); and William Everett Stancell, 72, retired real estate developer; she for the third time, he for the eighth; in Eggertsville, N.Y.

Died. Gene Farmer, 52, a senior editor of LIFE who went from the Ozark hills into the presence of prime ministers; of a heart attack; in Lexington. Mass. After earning a journalism degree at Northwestern University, Farmer joined the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Gazette, where he soon became city editor. During his 27 years with LIFE, he moved...

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