By People Staff
March 12, 1998 12:00 AM

Pulitzer Prize winner Mike McAlary, 41, the street-smart New York Daily News columnist, of colon cancer, Friday … veteran TV hostess Virginia Graham, 86, star of “Girl Talk” in the ’60s, after a massive heart attack, Dec. 22, in New York … Adelaide Hawley Cumming, 93, TV’s original Betty Crocker (selling pancake mix in commercials), Dec. 21 … “The Young and the Restless” soap star Michelle Thomas, 29, of cancer, in New York, Christmas Eve. Previously she played Myra on the long-running sitcom “Family Matters.”