Remembered by Nancy Sinatra
By: Legacy Staff
5 years ago
The photographer, who died Sept. 29, 2013, worked with many of the greats of yesteryear, from his favorite subject, Elizabeth Taylor, to many of her contemporaries, including Elvis Presley, Dean Martin, Natalie Wood, and Frank Sinatra. It was Sinatra's daughter, singer-actress Nancy Sinatra, who paid a visit to Joy's obituary.
Ms. Sinatra left a note in Joy's Guest Book, offering her condolences to his daughter. She also sponsored the Guest Book to keep it online permanently. And she submitted a photo, a memory of a man who was, as she said, a big part of her life.
Ronald J. Joy not only photographed great stars – he also worked with them on films as a 40-year member of the Director's Guild and as a producer. And his obituary offers a fantastic glimpse into the Hollywood he was a part of.