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Shirley Herz

Shirley Herz (Associated Press/David Goldman)
Shirley Herz (Associated Press/David Goldman)

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November 06, 2013 "Shirley was a remarkable person and a devoted friend. I loved her very much. Her smile alone could melt you in a moment. Her feisty spirit, her strong opinions, her tell it like it is, tough love will always be with me. Shirley will always be in my heart and head." - Carolee Shepard (Surfside, FL)
September 25, 2013 "Shirely and my mother grew up together in the Tioga neighborhood of Philadelphia. She was a wonderful lady and always stayed interested in our family. I feel fortunate that Donna and I were able to visit with her in NYC last year. She gave us pictures of her and my mother and her mother and my aunt Marie. Our condolences to all who mourn her passing." - Jim and Donna McGee (Bethesda, MD)
August 14, 2013 "Dear Herz family, please accept my condolences for your loss, may you all take comfort in the words of our Heavenly Father at Romans 15:4" - A A (NJ)
August 14, 2013 "Shirley Herz was an absolute doll!

I had the privilege of working with her in the 1970s and 1980s, along with the great Dorothy Olim and the wonderful Sally Sears.

She was a press agent's press agent. Unlike some of her proteges, she was ALWAYS upbeat, positive, funny, and, always thinking of the show she was representing and its producers.

As I look back on my years in theatre in New York City, Shirley is one of those I think of most fondly. Yes, there were other great publicists of the day, but, none, in my opinion, who cared as much and was so diligent and worked so hard for her clients.

Rest in peace, Shirley.

You were, and will remain, one of the best!

And, thank you for your service to the Broadway, Off Broadway, and even the Off Off Broadway community!

In Sympathy and Love,

Evelyn Powers,
former member
League of Off Broadway Theatres and
Bloomington, Indiana" - Evelyn Powers (Bloomington, IN)
August 13, 2013 "May the family of Shirley Herz be comfort at this time and know that God will not leave you for He states, "I shall not leave YOU bereaved. I am coming to YOU.- John 14:18. May you be comfort in know that the Hearer of prayers will comfort you." - Margaret
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Obituary for Shirley Herz
NEW YORK (AP) — Shirley Herz, an indefatigable press agent who became as legendary in the New York theater community as the hundreds of shows and...
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