In Memoriam

Remembering fellow dancers who have left us[1]

Ron Anderson – died Nov 2008 on vacation, while scuba diving[2]

Lilian Antonovics – died many years ago in Wales where she was from.[3]

Garland Avent – died Nov 8, 2003 (obituary)

Amy Averett – died 12/2005

Ben Averett – died November 1, 2021 (obituary)

Joy Averett – died 4/14/1991

William D. Baasel – died in ~2010

Jane Bair – died in spring 2013

Will Bullard – died a few years before 2014

Jean Cairns – went to the Great Dance Hall in the Sky in February 2005, after a battle with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.[4]

Ed Clifford – died May 17, 2002

Mimi Clifford – died 8/9/2006

Helga Connery – died May 2, 2010

Marcus Copelan – died in 1999[5]

Any Czerniakiewicz – died May 20, 2004[6]

Bob DeMaine – died January 18, 2020 (memorial)

Shawn Donaldson – died Sep 13, 2011 (obituary)

Anne Fishburne – died June 8th, 2005 (obituary)[7]

Haskell Fitz-Simons - died May 12, 2013 (obituary)

Tom Fore – died 2013

Birgitta Gaud – died at Christmas time 2018 (obituary)

George Georgallis – died 5/10/2010 (obituary)

Denise Glick – died 5/31/13.

Dave Hargett – died 5/17/2011

Tricia Harrison – died 3/22/2015 (obituary)

Edith Wright Hartley – died 1993

Peter Heiman – died July 2009 (obituary)

Jackie Hermans – died May 31, 2021 (obituary)

Larry Hoey – died July 27, 2000 (obituary)

Rev. Dr. James D. Hunt, (Jane's husband) – died Jan 12, 2011 (obituary)

Rand Irwin – died Jan 26, 2015 (Diann’s husband) (obituary)

Elisabeth Jezierski - died January 30, 2018 (obituary, memorial, pictures)

David Kachuck (Eva Donaldson’s father) – died Feb 12, 2014 (obituary)

Bernard Kaiman – died 2013

Roz Kaplan – died in 2008

Doris Knecht – died 5/26/2007 (obituary)

Jenovefa "Jenny" Knoop – died 03-27-2020 (obituary, comments)

Jerry Kohl – died June 13, 2014 (obituary)

Anita LaPlaca - died July 11, 2016 (obituary)

Doris Leonard – died May 23, 2022 (obituary, remembrances)

Artura Lobo - died July 13, 2018 (obituary)

Elliott Mills – died Oct 16, 2021 (obituary)

Norbert Nevid – died MAY 27, 2015 (obituary)

Rod O’Connor – died April 20, 2022 (obituary)

Francis Parker (Carol’s husband) – died March 2019 (obituary)

Bill Popper – died April 21, 2009 (obituary)[8]

Linda Nelson Quade – died Mar 18, 2021[9]

John Robson – died May 25, 2021 (obituary)

Jay Rosenberg – died Feb 21, 2008

Helen Rulison – died October 24, 2009

Selim (Steven) Gunay Savas – died Aug 9, 2006[10]

Kathy Schoeffler – died Jan 27, 2004

Tsafi Shalev – died Nov 30, 2013

Michael Shannon – died Mar 2009 (obituary)

Dick Shapiro – died 10/28/2007

Skip Shimmin – died 2007[11]

Chuck Smallwood – died Jan. 11, 1996

Judy Smallwood – died June 9, 2020 (obituaryremembrances)

Sid Smith – died October 17, 2018 (obituary)

Zigrida (Ziggy) R Smith – died Oct 18, 2010[12]

Madelyn Smoak – Died March, 2022 (obituary, remembrances)

Dirk J. Spruyt – died Dec 4, 2016 (obituary)

George Taylor – died Nov 26, 2018 (obituary)[13]

Wendy Waite – died of cancer June 28, 2005[14]

Clark Wang – died 3/29/11

Robert Ward (son of Dot)[15]

Joyce Wingfield – died about 1984

Julian Wingfield – died Oct 10, 2009 (Nevim's husband) (obituary)

Helen Winslow-Jaffe – died Mar 24, 2014[16]

Celia Wright – died in 2005

Alice Zawadzki – died June 30, 2015 (obituary)


[1] End notes refer to sources of information. Send additions and corrections to Daniel.Oldman@gmail.com.

[2] Suze Stentz

[3] She and I worked together at the Art Museum at Duke.  Sandy Mills

[4] Sandy Birkenmaier

[5] Wicca

[6] Dan Oldman

[7] Lili Sznaidman

[8] Cinthia Suggs

[9] Ann DeMaine

[10] Iffet Savas

[11] Walter Durst

[12] Brown Patton: (she danced with the Israeli group on Sunday nights and with the Greek group at the Raleigh Intl Festival)

[13] Suze Stentz

[14] Suze Stentz

[15] Diann Irwin (reported to Dan on  11/15/2014)

[16] Barbara Chaiken