Marian Segall

obit_SegallMarian Paige Segall, 92, died Sept. 25, 2015.

Mrs. Segall was born in Montgomery, Ala. After high school, she traveled the country performing for the USO in an all-girl band. At 22, she was spotted by a New York agent and signed a contract with MCA. Her stage name was Marian Page and she was known as “The Pixie from Dixie.” She entertained at the Monkey Bar in the Hotel Elysee in New York City for over 30 years, performing four to five shows nightly. She was an accomplished concert pianist, ranging from classical to boogie-woogie. She also performed a standup comedy routine. An avid baseball fan, Mrs. Segall was awarded a gold pass to attend every National League baseball game, seated directly behind the dugout. She moved to Tucson in 1980 and continued to perform.

Mrs. Segall was preceded in death by her brother Morris and her beloved, Sam Barr. Survivors include her sisters-in-law, Janet Barr Miller, Sonia Barr, Sherry Cohen and Thelma Silverstein and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were held at Evergreen Mortuary with Rabbi Billy Lewkowicz of Foothills Shul at Beis Yael officiating. A graveside service was held in Montgomery.