01/02/1998 AT 12:00 AM EST

Cherica Adams, 24, the girlfriend of Carolina Panthers football player Rae Carruth, Tuesday, in Charlotte, N.C., of wounds suffered in a Nov. 16 drive-by shooting that led to Carruth's arrest. Carruth now faces a first-degree murder rap . . . Artist Paul Cadmus, 94, whose virtuosic figurative style ranged from the satiric to the sensual to sometimes a combination of both (his 1934 "The Fleet's In" outraged Navy officials), Sunday, at his home in Weston, Conn. . . . Legendary -- and tenacious -- show-biz attorney Milton "Mickey" Rudin, 79, whose clients included the Jackson Five, Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Desilu and Warner Bros., of pneumonia, Monday, in Beverly Hills.

From Our Partners