Kay Crum Woolley 
Inflight/Stations
May 5, 2010


KAY CRUM WOOLLEY Kay Crum Woolley of Las Vegas, a former Rockette, danced her way into Heaven, May 5, 2010. She was born Nov. 10, 1933, in Akron, Ohio, and was a 46-year resident of Nevada. Kay started dancing lessons at the age of four and also devoted many years of her life to figure skating. In the 1940's, she was a member of the Akron Skating Club, where she received numerous awards from the United States Figure Skating Association. In 1951, at the age of 17, she followed her love of dancing to New York City, and landed her first job as a Rockette performing at Radio City Music Hall. After deciding that her future lay in other directions, she studied with the dramatic coach, Stella Adler. Kay did several television roles, including Kraft Theater, many commercials such as advertising for Phillip Morris and a stint on the Red Skelton Show. Her career as a professional dancer culminated in Las Vegas, performing at area hotels including the Flamingo Hotel. Kay then made a career change and became a stewardess, model, liaison and ambassador for Bonanza Airlines in he 1960's. Kay was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Lucille Walden; and father, Harrold Webster Crum. Kay is survived by her devoted husband, of 40 years, James Kirk Woolley; loving son, Frank Scott Wooley; brother, Webb Crum; sister-in-law, Edna Crum; grandsons, Jordan, Ian and Jack; and nephews, Patrick Webster Crum and Michael Steven Crum. A celebration of Kay's life will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, at Christ the King Catholic Community Church, 4925 S. Torrey Pines Drive., Las Vegas, NV 89118. Donations may be made in Kay's name to Christ the King Catholic Community Church.