Linda S. Rosenbaum, 48, a real estate broker and artist, died of cancer June 13 at her home in Falls Church.

For the last seven years, Mrs. Rosenbaum had been vice president of Phoenix Properties Inc., a company specializing in residential building and development in Northern Virginia.

She also did painting and drawing and studied art at the Corcoran Gallery. She was a docent at the Corcoran and was on the board of directors of the Friends of the Corcoran Gallery. Mrs. Rosenbaum also had taught art at Chesterbrook Elementary School in McLean.

A native of Glens Falls, N.Y., she attended Pomona College and had lived in the Washington area since the mid-1960s.

Mrs. Rosembaum had given lectures and led discussions at Can Surmount, a support group for cancer patients.

Her marriage to Gabor Strasser ended in divorce.

Survivors include her husband, Douglas Rosenbaum of Falls Church, and two children by her first marriage, A.J. Strasser of Burke and Claire M. Strasser of Falls Church.


59, a retired business teacher and coordinator in the Work Study Program at Potomac High School in Oxon Hill, died of cancer June 7 at her home in Temple Hills.

Mrs. Zega was born in Jersey City, N.J., and reared in Fairmont, W.Va. She graduated from Fairmont State College and earned a master's degree in education at American University.

She moved to the Washington area in 1952 and went to work for the Prince George's County public school system at Suitland High School. She later taught in the D.C. public school system and for a U.S. dependents school in Germany. When she returned here she rejoined the Prince George's school system and was assigned to Potomac High. She retired in 1986 for health reasons.

Mrs. Zega was a member of the Maryland State Teachers Association, the Prince George's County Teachers Association and the parish of the Holy Family Catholic Church.

Survivors include her husband, Anthony J. Zega of Temple Hills, and three sisters, Jeanette De Carlo, Mary Ann Glover and Jean De Carlo, all of Fairmont.


65, a Library of Congress researcher who specialized in environmental issues, died of cancer June 16 at Fairfax Hospital.

Mrs. Grimes was born in Czechoslovakia and served in the British Army in the Middle East during World War II.

She came to the United States after the war and graduated from Hunter College in New York. In 1954, she moved to the Washington area and earned a master's degree in public administration at George Washington University.

She had worked at the Library of Congress for the last 21 years.

Survivors include her husband, Walter B. Grimes of Falls Church; one son, Larry Grimes of Clarksburg; two daughters, Judy Stark of Ocala, Fla., and Cathy Grimes of Falls Church, and four grandchildren.


24, a customer service representative for Erol's Inc. television and video clubs, died of leukemia June 10 at the National Institutes of Health.

Mr. Allen, who had lived at Fort Belvoir since 1977, was born in Portsmouth, Va., and lived as a child in Norfolk. He was a graduate of Hayfield High School and Hampton University.

Survivors include his parents, Thelma and Tyree Allen Jr., one sister, Tammie K. Allen, and one brother, Tyree Allen III, all of Fort Belvoir, and two grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse James of Washington.


66, a retired installation supervisor for Western Electric Co., died of a cerebral hemorrhage June 16 at Sibley Memorial Hospital. He lived in Washington.

Mr. Crump was born in Norfolk. He grew up in Washington and graduated from Eastern High School. During World War II, he served in the Navy in the Pacific. After the war, he joined Western Electric. He retired there in 1975 and later worked for Sears Roebuck & Co. in Bethesda.

He was a member of the Bethesda Country Club.

Survivors include his wife, Gaile B. Crump of Washington; one sister, Elaine Sengstack of Silver Spring, and one brother, James D. Crump of Cincinnati.


82, a retired mechanical engineer at the Navy Department and a member of various choirs and choruses in Washington, died June 12 at the Carriage Hill nursing home in Silver Spring. He had a brain tumor.

Mr. Elliott, a resident of Washington, was born in Boston. He moved here during World War II and went to work for the Bureau of Ships in the Navy Department as an engineering draftsman. In 1950, he was promoted to mechancial engineer. He specialized in minesweeping and other underwater countermeasures until retiring in 1973.

Mr. Elliott was a member of the Sixth Presbyterian Church and the Universalist National Memorial Church. He also sang in the Cathedral Choral Society and the National Lutheran Chorus.

He leaves no immediate survivors.


85, a retired Washington obstetrician, died of cancer June 15 at a Presbyterian retirement home in Youngstown, Ohio.

Dr. Hixson was born in Washington and graduated from George Washington University and GWU medical school.

With the exception of service in the Army Medical Corps in Europe during World War II, he was in private practice of obstetrics in Washington from the 1930s until he retired in 1969. He was on the staff of Columbia Hospital for Women.

Dr. Hixson moved to Youngstown four years ago.

His wife, Priscilla Bogue Hixson, died in 1982. Survivors include two sons, Dr. C. Allan Hixson of Youngstown and Michael J. Hixson of Dallas; one daughter, Stephanie H. Meyer of Los Angeles; seven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.