Summary: choreographer, dance instructor and mother of the late actor Patrick Swayze who had taught dance for decades in Houston, Texas where her students included Tommy Tune and Debbie Allen, but who moved to southern California in 1980 after choreographing the movie Urban Cowboy.
Cause of Death: Complications from a stroke
Born: February 7, 1927
Died: September 16, 2013
Location: Simi Valley, California