Barbara Nicholas, wife of legendary dancer Fayard Nicholas of The Nicholas Brothers fame, died Saturday at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills following an extended illness. She was 72.
In addition to her husband, Fayard, she is survived by four sisters and a brother.
A funeral service will be held today at Pierce Brothers Mortuary in North Hollywood with a reception following at the Louis B. Mayer Theater on the Woodland Hills campus of the Motion Picture & Television fund.
In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations be made to the American Cancer Society.