Princess Fatemeh Pahlavi, 58, a half-sister of the late shah of Iran, has died in London, where she had made her home in recent years. News of her death was carried in the London Daily Telegraph, which did not report the date or cause of her death.

Princess Fatemeh became estranged from the shah after her 1950 marriage to an American, Vincent Lee Hillyer, who converted to Islam and assumed the additional name of Ali. The couple had three children before divorcing in 1959. Later that year, she married Iran's air force commander, Gen. Muhammad Khatami, with whom she had two sons. The general was killed in a flying accident in 1975.

ROBERT E. LEARMOUTH,

73, a retired business manager of Universities Associated for Research and Education in Pathology, died of cancer June 1 at the Carriage Hill Nursing Home in Bethesda. He lived in Rockville.

Mr. Learmouth was born in Ladd, Ill. He graduated from Southeastern University. He moved to the Washington area in 1935 and worked for the old Farm Credit Administration. During the early 1940s, he became an assistant director of finance in the Office of Education.

He went to work for the Public Health Service in 1946 and became chief of the management section. He joined the National Institutes of Health in 1952. He became executive officer of the Institutes' Bureau of Health Manpower Education in 1970. He retired in 1973. For the next 10 years, he worked for Universities Associated.

Mr. Learmouth was a past secretary of the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department.

His wife, Sydney Hayward Learmouth, died in 1978. Survivors include two daughters, Louise Sullivan of Gaithersburg, and Margaret Learmouth of Rockville; one son, Robert H. Learmouth of Laurel; one brother, Meade Learmouth of Silver Spring, and three grandchildren.

RICHARD BRUCE NUGENT,

80, a Washington native who became a writer and painter in New York City, died of congestive heart failure May 27 at a hospital in Hoboken, N.J., where he had lived since 1979.

Mr. Nugent attended Dunbar High School and moved to New York in 1919.

His wife, the former Grace Marr, died in 1969. He leaves no immediate survivors.

FRANCES BRINDAMOUR TOLFORD,

58, a Montgomery County housing and political activist, died May 31 at the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. She had cancer.

Mrs. Tolford, a resident of Potomac, was born in Holyoke, Mass., and reared in San Francisco. She graduated from the old San Francisco College for Women and moved to the Washington area in the early 1950s.

She was a member of the League of Women Voters, Suburban Women's Democratic Club, Suburban Maryland Fair Housing, Montgomery County Community Housing Resources Board and Montgomery County Human Relations Commission. In the late 1970s, Mrs. Tolford helped bring about an agreement between the county's Board of Realtors and the Community Housing Resources Board on an affirmative action plan for housing.

Survivors include her husband, John C. Tolford of Potomac; three sons, John Kelly Tolford of Ann Arbor, Mich., R. Joshua Tolford of Gaithersburg, and Matthew R. Tolford of Potomac; two daughters, Sarah Tolford of Clarksburg, Md., and Suzanne Tolford of Potomac; one sister, Margaret T. Brindamour, and one brother, J.L.E. Brindamour, both of San Francisco.

WILBUR STANLEY HINMAN JR.,

81, who was deputy assistant secretary of the Army for research and development from 1961 to 1964, died of lung ailments June 1 at the Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Va.

In 1961, Mr. Hinman received the President's Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service, the nation's highest honor for civil servants. He also received the Defense Department's Distinguished Service Award.

He began his government career with the National Bureau of Standards in 1928 as an assistant radio engineer. He became the technical director of the Diamond Ordnance Fuze Laboratories in 1953. Mr. Hinman, who lived in Fredericksburg, was born in Washington. He graduated from the old Western High School and the Virginia Military Institute.

He was a fellow of the Institute of Radio Engineers, which presented him with its Harry Diamond Memorial Award.

Survivors include his wife, the former Mary E. Peebles of Fredericksburg; one son, William S. Hinman III of Camarillo, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. Charles R. Yarbrough of Fredericksburg; seven grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.