Urban League Official
Mollie Moon, 82, founder and volunteer president of the National Urban League Guild who also had served as secretary of the Urban League's board of trustees, died June 24 at her home in Queens, N.Y., after an apparent heart attack.
She founded the guild in 1942 as a volunteer fund-raising arm of the Urban League. Under her leadership, it has grown to 80 chapters throughout the country and 30,000 members.
Mrs. Moon was a native of Mississippi and received a pharmacy degree at Meharry Medical College in Tennessee. She also had studied education at Columbia University in New York and had attended the New School in New York.
French Weekly Editor
Gabriel Mace, 72, editor-in-chief of the satirical weekly Le Canard Enchaine since 1969 who also wrote a weekly political commentary, died of a heart ailment June 23 in Paris.
Le Canard Enchaine, known for its investigative reporting as well as its humor, aims its satire at virtually every sector of the French establishment, including the church, the military and politicians from the far right to the far left. Mr. Mace had worked for the weekly since 1947.
CORINTHIAN 'KRIPP' JOHNSON
Corinthian "Kripp" Johnson, 57, the founder of the 1950s doo-wop quartet, the Del-Vikings, died of cancer June 22 at his home in Pontiac, Mich.
He founded the Del-Vikings, believed to be the first major racially integrated rock-and-roll group, in 1955.
The four performers were best known for the hits "Come Go With Me" and "Whispering Bells." Mr. Johnson last performed with the band on April 26 in Hollywood, Fla.