Melissa Hayden

 

 

Age: 83

 

Summary: ballet dancer who spent most of her career with the New York City Ballet in the 1940's, appearing in over 60 ballets, mainly works by George Balanchine, and who later taught at the North Carolina School of Arts.

 

 

Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer

 

Born: April 25, 1923

 

Died: August 9, 2006

 

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina