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PEARL DANIELS

Pearl Daniels, 84, who helped run a national entertainment booking agency for over 40 years, died Feb. 10 in Seattle of heart failure.

Born Adeline Pearl Klenman in Saskatchewan, she grew up in Manitoba, then moved to Portland, Ore., and eventually to Seattle. She met Joe Daniels in 1934, the year he opened Eastern Circuit Vaudeville.

They married in 1936 and ran the agency together, handling nationwide bookings for performers including Sophie Tucker, Irene Ryan, Jimmy Durante and Sammy Davis Jr.

Survived by her daughter, three brothers and two sisters.

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