Death of June Allyson

October 7, 1917 - July 8, 2006
Ojai, California | Age 88

Sweetheart actress of the `40s & `50s
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American GIs in World War II would pin up photos of Rita Hayworth and Betty Grable, but June Allyson was the girl they wanted to come home to.

Allyson played the "perfect wife" of James Stewart, Van Johnson and other movie heroes, but when she died Saturday at her home in Ojai it was with David Ashrow, her real-life husband of nearly 30 years, at her side.

She died of pulmonary respiratory failure and acute bronchitis after a long illness, said her daughter, Pamela Allyson...

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