[JPL] Sad News!

Dr. Jazz drjazz at drjazz.com
Wed Dec 1 16:51:51 EST 2004


Wife and manager of jazz great dies

GERMANTOWN, N.Y. Lucille Rollins, wife of world-renowned jazz saxophonist 
Sonny Rollins, died today at her Hudson Valley home in Germantown. She was 76.
Lucille and Sonny Rollins married in 1957, and she became her husband's 
full-time business manager in 1971. The couple settled in Germantown in 
1972. She is survived by her husband.

Born July 5, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri, Lucille Rollins was a graduate 
of Ball State University. She worked as an administrative assistant in the 
physics departments at the University of Chicago and New York University.

Services and burial will be private. Arrangements are by the Yadack-Fox 
Funeral Home in Germantown.


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