Joan Durrell (nee Fry) 1 of 1
Neice December 29, 13
Born Joan Barbara Fry - an identical twin (June Estelle) to Lillian and James Fry. Her father Jimmy Fry was a Band Leader (Jimmy Fry and His Orchestra)who played throughout Southern Ontario and was noted by Gordon Sinclair as "Canada's King of Swing" when he passed away in 1970/1?. Her husband Med Flory was a Grammy Winner (Supersax 197?) and after Joan placed FIRST runner up in the 1949 Miss Canada Pageant, she was hired by Xavier Cugat and toured with his orchestra throughout South America (she was replaced by Abbey Lane).
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