Norris Turney 1921-2001
by Russ Dantzler
Norris Turney passed away at about 7:45 p.m. on January 17, due to complications of kidney disease. His wife of 41 years, Mary (Marilee), was at his side. He was 79. He began and ended his life in the area of Dayton, Ohio, where he had moved from New York about a decade ago. His New York City career spanned thirty years prior to that.