Patty Andrews of Andrews Sisters dead at 94
LOS ANGELES - Patty Andrews, the last survivor of the three singing Andrews sisters, has died in Los Angeles at age 94.
Andrews died Wednesday at her home in suburban Northridge of natural causes, said family spokesman Alan Eichler.
Andrews Sisters hits such as the rollicking "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B" and the poignant "I Can Dream, Can't I?" captured the home-front spirit of World War II.
Patty was the Andrews in the middle, the lead singer and chief clown, whose raucous jitterbugging delighted American servicemen abroad and audiences at home. She could also deliver sentimental ballads like "I'll Be with You in Apple Blossom Time" with a sincerity that caused hardened GIs far from home to weep.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Fire station on Government gets a facelift
Police thank woman for saving officer during attack
Police chief says no reason to be alarmed despite 8 shootings in...
Push for "City of St. George" could return, but with obstacles
Paratroopers jump into the Box as LSU welcomes military, baseball season