Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Lucy Knew Death Was Near

Palm Springs' first elected mayor and author of View From the Saddle: Characters Who Crossed My Trail, Frank Bogert, said that Lucille Ball knew she would die shortly before her death. Bogert was the publicity manager for the former El Mirador Hotel where he befriended Ball.

This is an excerpt:

Ball is the celebrity he remembers most. Two weeks before she died, she called him. They spoke for a long time. Bogert said she knew she would die soon.

"She was the most wonderful friend I've ever known," he said.

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