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Judith Glassman Daniels, 74; edited top magazines

UNION, Maine — Judith Glassman Daniels, who founded the first magazine targeting businesswomen before becoming the first woman to serve as top editor of Life magazine, died Sept. 1 from stomach cancer at her home in Union. A native of Cambridge, Mass., she was 74.

Ms. Daniels served in senior editing positions at The Village Voice, New York magazine, Time Inc., and Conde Naste. In her 35-year career, she was credited with helping to break barriers for other women in the publishing industry.

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