Sylvia Hitchcock


Age: 69

Summary: model and beauty queen who had represented Alabama in the Miss USA 1967 pageant and became the first Miss USA title-holder to win the Miss Universe crown since Linda Bement in 1960, but who had been making appearances in state pageants (and even in Miss USA pageants) in the past 15 years after relinquishing her title and was one of a panel of twelve judges for the Miss Universe 1972 pageant won by Kerry Anne Wells.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: January 31, 1946

Died: August 16, 2015

Lake Wales, Florida