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Dorothy McGuire of McGuire Sisters dies 84

* not to be confused with the other Dorothy McGuire, an actress.

Dorothy McGuire, (February 19, 1928 - September 7, 2012) was a member of an American popular  singing trio, The McGuire Sisters . The group was composed of three sisters: Dorothy McGuire, Christine McGuire, born July 30, 1926 (age 86); and Phyllis McGuire, born February 14, 1931 (age 81).  Among their most popular songs are "Sincerely" and "Sugartime".

They performed for five Presidents of the United States (Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush) and for Queen Elizabeth II. The sisters maintained a busy television schedule, making frequent appearances on popular variety hours hosted by Ed Sullivan, Dean Martin, Danny Kaye, Milton Berle, Andy Williams, Perry Como and Red Skelton. The trio was dressed and coiffed identically and performed their synchronized body movements and hand gestures with military precision. Their recordings of "Sincerely," "Picnic," and 1958's "Sugartime" all sold more than one million copies.

Dorothy McGuire cause of death
Dorothy McGuire died at her son's home in Phoenix, Arizona. She had Parkinson's disease and age-related dementia.  But her cause of death was not released.  Dorothy McGuire was 84 years old at the time of her death

PBS Special 2004 - McGuire Sisters

The McGuire Sisters - Sincerely

SUCH WONDERFUL TIMES GROWING

SUCH WONDERFUL TIMES GROWING UP HEARING THEM ON RECORDS MY MOM AND DAD PLAYED ALL THE TIME IN OUR HOME. THE WORDS WERE ROMANTIC, THEY DRESSED ALLURINGLY AND I WOULDN'T TRADE ANY OTHER ERA IN THE MUSIC WORLD FOR THIS TIME. HOW FORTUNATE WE WERE TO BE YOUNG TO ENJOY THEM LIVE ON THE AIR AND ON TV. WOW!!!!!!!!

she was related to my grandma

she was related to my grandma dorthey

Aw~ that's cute. Thank you

Aw~ that's cute.
Thank you for sharing.
:)

They were always so

They were always so pretty!!!!

AMAZING TALENTS! THEY LOOKED

AMAZING TALENTS! THEY LOOKED BETTER WITH AGE! I WAS ALWAYS AMAZED!

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