Monday, March 30, 2020



Chic Silber said...

Gayle DeRizkie Barnes

Roger Smith said...

Married to Harold Barnes, of whom it was widely agreed brought world-class to the tightwire.

Chic Silber said...

The Barnes family operated

a tremendous canvas business

which built many circus tops

The original Sailor Circus

here in Sarasota worked with

a Barnes rental big top

Dave Hoover's wife Lois was

a sister to Harold Barnes

Chic Silber said...

Gayle's brother Frank Pealer

was General Manager on Vargas

many years ago

Chic Silber said...

1 of Gayle's sisters Lucy

was married to Bobby Snowden

Joe Holmes said...

I knew Gayle's sister Francine when she lived in Muncy, PA, in the 1950s and 60s. Francine was a friend of my mother, and through my mother I learned of Francine's earlier days as an aerialist with the DeRizkie troupe.