Irene Elaine Ferrari

Irene Elaine Ferrari, a Broadway wardrobe supervisor and film costumer, died Dec. 13 in New York after a long illness. She was 42.

Ferrari, a native of Novato, Calif, moved to New York in 1979 and worked as the assistant wardrobe supervisor of the original company of “Sugar Babies” with Mickey Rooney and Ann Miller.

She later worked as wardrobe supervisor on the touring and Broadway productions of “My One & Only,” “Macbeth” and “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” among others.

She also worked as a film costumer on “A League of Their Own,” “Scent of a Woman,” “A Bronx Tale” and “IQ.”

Services were held in New York on Dec. 16.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to Beth Israel Medical Center for Jacob Perlow Hospice, Development Dept., First Ave. & 16th St., New York, N.Y. 10003, or to God’s Love We Deliver, 895 Amsterdam Ave., New York 10025.

A West Coast memorial will be announced.

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