Actress worked with Lucille Ball
cancer, according to her nephew Henry Isaacs.
Singleton, who was married for 61 years to comedy writer Charles Isaacs, worked in radio as an actress and singer before moving into television in the early 1950s. Besides her recurring part on "I Love Lucy," she had guest roles on several of Lucille Ball's later TV series, as well as "The Dick Van Dyke Show," "My Three Sons," "Hogan's Heroes," "All in the Family," and other comedies and dramas.
Born Dorothea Singleton on Sept. 29, 1919, in Brooklyn, N.Y., she spent her childhood in New York and trained as a ballet dancer. She later moved with her family to Long Beach, where she attended high school, and began singing and acting.
Elinor Isabel 'Judy' Agnew
Widow of vice president
Elinor Isabel "Judy" Agnew, 91, the widow of former Vice President Spiro T. Agnew who preferred quiet domesticity to the political limelight, died June 20 of natural causes in Rancho Mirage, said a daughter, Susan Sagle.
In 1973, Spiro Agnew resigned from office after pleading no contest to a charge of tax evasion. Four years later the couple moved to the Coachella Valley.
She was born in Baltimore on April 23, 1921, the daughter of William Lee Judefind, a chemist and business executive, and Elinor Ruth Judefind, a homemaker.
Agnew, who shared the nickname "Judy" with her father, met her future husband when they were working at a Baltimore insurance company — she as an $11-a-week file clerk.
On May 23, 1942, the two married. After serving in the Army during World War II, her husband completed law school and got involved in Baltimore County politics before being elected governor of Maryland in 1966.
Judy Agnew celebrated her life as a homemaker.
"I majored in marriage," she liked to say.
In 1968, Agnew was propelled from her closely guarded obscurity to the national spotlight when Richard M. Nixon chose her husband to be his vice presidential running mate.
There were moments when she departed from her characteristic reluctance to comment on current events.
She explained in 1971 that she wasn't moved by the goals of the women's rights movement.
"Some of the things they do are silly," she told the Associated Press. "I'm fine, I don't think I need to be liberated."
But her response to reporters' questions during the 1972 presidential campaign was more typical:
PASSINGS: Doris Singleton, Elinor Agnew, Bob Banfield, Patricia Bario
Doris Singleton, actress, dies at 92; Elinor Agnew, vice president's widow, dies at 91; Bob Banfield, TV reporter, dies at 82; Patricia Bario, PR executive, dies at 79
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