Russell G. Rowan, 87, Burbank accountant active in community organizations. A native of Oak Park, Ill., Rowan studied accounting at the University of Chicago, the Lewis Business Institute in Chicago and Northwestern University. During World War II, he served as an auditor for the U.S. Department of War. He moved to Los Angeles to establish his accounting business. He was still working as a public accountant from his Burbank office when he died. Rowan was active in Lions Clubs for 50 years, serving as local president and attending more than 25 international conventions around the world. Also a Mason, he was a 32-degree life member of the Pasadena Scottish Rite and a life member of Al Malaikah Shrine Temple. On Saturday of congestive heart failure.
Otto Teller; Fly Fisherman and Conservationist
Otto Teller, 90, fly fisherman and conservationist who helped establish fishing groups and nature reserves. Born in Cleveland, Teller attended UC Berkeley and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He worked to create nature reserves in Sonoma County and in southern Montana. He was a founding member and former president of Trout Unlimited, helped create the American League of Anglers and was the first president of the Salmonid Foundation. On Tuesday in Sonoma, Calif.