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Cleveland Memory Pays Tribute to Paige Palmer, Cleveland's “First Lady of Fitness”

2009-11-23 15:41:23

Paige Palmer and Ed Allen

Cleveland television personality and pioneering exercise diva Paige Palmer passed away on Saturday, November 21st at the age of 93.

She is best remembered for her one-hour television program that ran five days a week on WEWS Channel 5 from 1948 until 1973. According to ClevelandWomen.co, her show was the "very first televised exercise and fitness program for women anywhere in the country."

Read her obituary from the Plain Dealer or see more photos of her from Cleveland Memory.

Posted 2009-11-23 15:41:23 by Lauren_Felder.

Categories: Cleveland Memory.