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PASSINGS: Barbara Jean Carnegie Berwald, Mike Lynn, William D. Pawley Jr., Sylvia Woods, Frank 'Pancho' Martin
PASSINGS: Barbara Jean Carnegie Berwald, Mike Lynn, William D. Pawley Jr., Sylvia Woods, Frank 'Pancho' Martin

Barbara Jean Carnegie Berwald Ex-wife of former Lakers owner Barbara Jean Carnegie Berwald, 94, the first wife of media and sports mogul Jack Kent Cooke whose record divorce settlement precipitated his sale of the Lakers, the Kings and the Forum to Jerry Buss, died of heart failure Friday at her home in Purchase, N.Y., her grandson John Kent Cooke Jr. said. She was born in 1917 in Port Perry, Canada, and soon after moved with her family to St. Catharines, also in the province of Ontario. She married Cooke in 1934, when she was 17 and he was a 21-year-old encyclopedia salesman bent on success. They moved to California in 1960 and became U.S. citizens. Her husband acquired broadcasting,...

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