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I had the great pleasure of working with Teddy in radio in the 1980's. I loved her, and she was a great role model and influence on a young woman just starting out. And so funny! Sympathy and love to you. Vaya con dios, Teddy.

Posted by: Cyndi Williams - Austin, TX   Feb 09, 2013

Sarah, I can see where you got your beauty and definitely your sense of humor, from your mama. I lost my mama 4 years ago and my daddy a year ago, so can share the sadness you are experiencing. Guess the Lord wanted to stop her pain and most of all, was in need of a good angel to bring some laughter to heaven. Your heart will hurt but your loving memories of your mama will ease that hurt. Sending

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Posted by: Idolina (Ida) Ordonez-Volz - Boise, ID - co-worker   Feb 04, 2013

I just heard the news about Teddy and want to share my condolences with her family. She really made me laugh out loud so many times with her outrageous and spirited sense of humor. My love to her family.

Posted by: Norma Vranken - Austin, TX - Friend   Feb 02, 2013

Those with whom you had contact knew a quick wit and intelligence. Yes, you did love dogs; but, I knew you to have a greater love for humanity...not necessarily every human being.

Yes, you will be remembered. Yes, many, including myself, loved you. Yes, you touched alot of lives in a positive way. And, yes, Gov Rick Perry should be forced to undergo a transvaginal probe before being allowed to sign anymore legislation coming out of our 19th century state

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Posted by: P. Burgess Griesenbeck - Chicago, IL - brother   Feb 02, 2013

I was graced with the honor of sharing the Paramount Theater stage with Teddy during a couple of fundraisers as the bodyguard to her Ann Richards. I have never had so much fun as I did with her during those performances. What a treasure she was and shall remain in my heart. We really had a lot of fun together......

Posted by: Greg Easley - austin, TX - friend   Feb 01, 2013

I never laughed longer, harder or better with anyone else I have known....I hated "not" being around her....I will carry her cherished memory with me when it's my time to go on ahead....and she better be there.....and she better call me honey.....I love you Teddy

Posted by: David Anderson - Austin, TX - great friend   Feb 01, 2013

It was a pleasure to have met such an interesting person. Her art, her stories and her mini tantrums then quick apologies will be missed. Teddy had a genuine heart. She missed Mack deeply. -Grateful they are together at last

Posted by: Stacy - Round Rock, TX   Feb 01, 2013

There was only one Teddy.
I graduated from Angleton High School in 1954 withTeddy.
She came to my house several years ago for a class reunion and she and her husbad spent the night with us. We had a great visit I shall never forget. Her attitude so positive and always the same Teddy. My heart goes out to her
family for such a great loss.
Ludeen Sweeney

Posted by: Ludeen Sweeney - Houston, TX - Class Mates   Feb 01, 2013

Two competing memories, both from Gridiron shows:
1) Wearing Ann Richards' blue suit, size 2, that Ann wore at the Democratic National Convention and reciting Ann's speech about Bush Senior.
2) In a larger skit dancing to Vogue, forgetting her lines because the producer opened the "refreshment" ice chests too soon.

But over all, a beautiful woman with the most infectious laugh.

Hope more Gridiron folk see this and post memories and pictures here and on Facebook.

Posted by: Pamela Baggett-Wallis - Austin, TX - Friend   Jan 31, 2013

My deepest sympathy to Teddy's family. I remember when she first came to Angleton. It was the fourth grade. She was always a bright spot in our lives and I know her sharp wit and irreverent sense of humor are already entertaining those that have gone on before her in heaven. May you celebrate her life joyously. May God bless.

Posted by: Kaye Ashcraft Murray - Lake Jackson, TX   Jan 31, 2013