Gone But Not Forgotten! Doris Day’s Famous Pals and Fans Share Their Admiration for the Late Icon

Though it was never a priority, it’s safe to say that Doris Day made her mark on Hollywood. “I never thought about my legacy,” the actress once admitted. “I’ve had a wonderful singing, film and television career. I loved every minute of it.”

The Pillow Talk star, who died at age 97 in May 2019, touched the lives of everyone she met, like fan-turned-personal secretary Mary Anne Barothy. “It was a very special time,” recalls Mary Anne, who remembers Doris as unpretentious and down to earth. Here, countless other close friends and fans of the actress share their adoration.

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