03/02/1998 AT 12:00 AM EST

Stage director Jose Quintero, 74, who sparked a Eugene O'Neill revival, Friday, in New York, of cancer ... Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg, 86, leader of the scientific team that created plutonium -- the fuel used in an atomic bomb -- Thursday, at his home in Lafayette CA, after a stroke ... Harry Rossell, 89, a former illustrator who in the '40s created Smokey the Bear (and the public-service campaign "Only you can prevent forest fires"), Thursday, in Atlanta ... John Goldwater, 83, who created the comic-book series "Archie," Friday, in New York.

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