Gale Storm, one of the early stars of TV sitcoms, died Saturday at a Danville, CA nursing home at the age of 87. She was featured in two long-running series in the 1950s, My Little Margie , from 1952 to 1956, and The Gale Storm Show Oh! Susanna , from 1956 to 1960.
'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.
The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.