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'Harper's Bazaar' editor Tilberis dies

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After a six-year battle with ovarian cancer, Elizabeth Tilberis, 51, editor in chief of Harper's Bazaar, died April 21. Ms. Tilberis was diagnosed with the disease in 1993 but continued to work through major surgery and chemotherapy. Last year, her memoir, "No Time to Die," was published by Little Brown & Co. Ms. Tilberis was named editor in chief of Harper's Bazaar in 1992; before that, she was editorial director at Conde Nast Publications and executive fashion director of British Vogue. She also served as president of the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund since 1997. Ms. Tilberis is survived by her husband Andrew, and two sons, Christopher, 14 and Robert, 17.

Copyright April 1999, Crain Communications Inc.

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