Elizabeth Tracey

Elizabeth Tracey, prominent vaudeville dancer who worked with George Burns, Gracie Allen and Maurice Chevalier, died Feb. 27 of natural causes at her Burbank home. She was 96.

Together with husband Sid, the couple formed Tracey & Hay, the Dancing Jewels of America. They headlined on Broadway for the Shuberts during the 1920s and also played the Palace Theater.

The pair entertained auds worldwide during WWII, including command performances before England’s royal family.

Returning Stateside, they opened the Rainbow Dance Studio in Los Angeles, which served as rehearsal space for many actors, including Milton Berle and Debbie Reynolds..

She is survived by her daughter Doreen, one of the original Disney Mousketeers and now a freelance writer, and by a grandson.

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