[Dixielandjazz] Buddy DeFranco dies-- intial notice

Norman Vickers NVickers1 at cox.net
Thu Dec 25 16:19:38 PST 2014

To: DJML and Musicians & Jazzfans list

From: Norman Vickers, Jazz Society of Pensacola


This note from Bob Borich,  Gulf Jazz Society, Panama City, Florida give
initial notice about death of Buddy Defranco.  When more details are
available, I'll forward them.

We send our condolences to his wife Joyce and son  Chad.




From: Bob Borich [mailto:raborich at bellsouth.net] 
Sent: Thursday, December 25, 2014 5:27 PM
To: Norman Vickers; Steve Gilmore; Marime Crawford; Lou Columbus
Subject: Fw: Buddy



Bob Borich
Talent Chairman
Panama City Music Association


On Thursday, December 25, 2014 4:42 PM, "fjlindholm at aol.com"
<fjlindholm at aol.com> wrote:


It is with a heavy heart that we tell you of the passing of our dear friend
Buddy DeFranco  He died @ age 91 Wednesday evening in the ICU @ Gulf Coast.
Joyce and Chad were with him. 


There are no arrangements as yet. 


Larry & Bob:  Please send this on to Steve Gilmore, Wally Crawford, Norman
of the Pensy Jazz Society as well as any other friends/players.   (We are
out of town and don't have their e-mail addresses)




Fred & Jayne Lindholm


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