In Memoriam

Remembering fellow dancers who have left us

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

Pete Andrews - died May 5, 2024 (funeral announcement)

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

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 (obituary)

William D. Baasel – died in ~2010

Ken Bain - died October 15, 2020 - (obituary)

Jane Bair – died November 12, 2012 (obituary)

Joe Bair - died December 16, 2023 (obituary)

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.

Emily Carnes - died January 8, 2024 (obituary)

Ed Clifford – died May 17, 2002

Mimi Clifford – died 8/9/2006

Helga Connery – died May 2, 2010

Marcus Copelan – died in 1999

Any Czerniakiewicz – died May 20, 2004

Bob DeMaine – died January 18, 2020 (memorial)

Shawn Donaldson – died Sep 13, 2011 (obituary)

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

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

Tom Fore – died 2013

Birgitta Gaud – died at Christmas time 2018 (obituary)

George Georgallis – died May 5, 2010 (obituary)

Steve Gilman - died April 21, 2017 (obituary)

Denise Glick – died 5/31/2013

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)

Gerri Pomerantz – died July, 1998 (obituary)

Bill Popper – died April 21, 2009 (obituary)

Bob Quade – died January 5, 2023 (obituary, remembrances)

Linda Nelson Quade – died Mar 18, 2021 (obituary)

Jori (Marge) Richter died December 31, 2023 (obituary, celebration)

John Robson – died May 25, 2021 (obituary)

Jay Rosenberg – died Feb 21, 2008 (obituary1, obituary2, Jeopardy! archive)

Helen Rulison – died October 24, 2009

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

Kathy Schoeffler – died Jan 27, 2004

Tsafi Shalev – died Nov 30, 2013

Michael Shannon – died Mar 2009 (obituary Wikipedia, Boston Herald)

Dick Shapiro – died 10/28/2007

Skip Shimmin – died 2007

Chuck Smallwood – died Jan. 11, 1996 (archive)

Judy Smallwood – died June 9, 2020 (obituary, archive)

Sid Smith – died October 17, 2018 (obituary)

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

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

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

Marsha Tai - died May 19, 2024 

George Taylor – died Nov 26, 2018 (obituary)

Wendy Waite – died of cancer June 28, 2005

Clark Wang – died 3/29/2011 (obituary)

Robert Ward (son of Dot)

Joyce Wingfield – died about 1984

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

Nevim Wingfield – died Nov 11, 2023 (remembrance)

Helen Winslow-Jaffe – died Mar 24, 2014

Dot Ward – died January 4, 2023 (remembrances)

Celia Wright – died in 2005

Alice Zawadzki – died June 30, 2015 (obituary)

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Reference

This list is maintained by Dan Oldman (daniel.oldman@gmail.com). Please send any additions or corrections to him. 

These notes record where Dan got the information