PASSINGS: Kaye Stevens
PASSINGS: Kaye Stevens

Singer and actress Kaye Stevens, 79, who performed with the Rat Pack and frequently appeared on Johnny Carson's late-night talk show, died Wednesday at Villages Hospital north of Orlando, Fla. She had breast cancer and blood clots, said her friend Gerry Schweitzer. During the Vietnam War era, Stevens also performed for American soldiers in the war zone with Bob Hope's USO tour. Rat Pack members she shared the stage with included Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. She also sang solo at such venues as Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and the Plaza Hotel in New York City. She was born Catherine Louise Stephens in 1932 in Pittsburgh and eventually moved to Cleveland, where...