NEW YORK -- Bernard J. Lett, director of correspondents for SN's parent, Fairchild Publications here, died March 12 following a long bout with cancer. He was 78.
Lett joined Fairchild in 1936 as distribution manager at the age of 18 and spent almost the rest of his life with the company. From 1942 to 1945, he was a U.S. Marine, participating in the landing on Guadalcanal -- one of the key battles of World War II -- and other engagements in the Pacific. He emerge