Barbara Nicholas dies at 72

wife of dancer Fayard Nicholas of The Nicholas Brothers

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.

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