Alma Irene Doyle Burke was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1916. Burke spent most of her life in the Los Angeles area. A talented seamstress, she sewed for Hollywood celebrities while painting in her leisure.
She died in Sun City, CA on October 24, 2010.
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