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October 26, 2002

Jane Garrison Stone

SOLANA BEACH, Calif. (AP) _ Jane Garrison Stone, widow of actor Milburn Stone, who starred as Doc Adams on the TV series ``Gunsmoke,″ died Sunday. She was 89.

Stone died at her home in nearby Rancho Sante Fe about 20 miles north of San Diego.

Stone was office manager and secretary for Ralph Edwards, host of the TV series ``This is Your Life.″

She was born in Hutchinson, Kan., and moved to California to study at the Pasadena Playhouse.

Her husband, who grew up in nearby Burrton, Kan., appeared on Gunsmoke during its entire 20-year tenure. He died in 1980, five years after the classic series left the air.

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