Where those associated with Western films from around the world are laid to rest.
Saturday, December 18, 2010
RIP Caruth Byrd
Byrd, Caruth Caruth Byrd is a third generation family member of the Byrd and Caruth families of Dallas, Texas. For many years, they were the largest land owners of Dallas, with a long history of charitable support to their city through their foundations. He was born March 25, 1941 in Dallas, TX and passed away December 16, 2010 at the age of 69 at his home in Van. Caruth is survived by his brother, D. Harold Byrd, Jr. and wife, Roberta, along with their son, D. Harold Byrd III and his family. Caruth has been involved in producing movies, television productions and concerts for over forty-five years. He was a gifted musician. Caruth Byrd, a resident of Van, founded the Caruth Byrd Wild Life Foundation, located in Van, Texas. The foundation reflects his appreciation of all animals and his commitment to their welfare. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory can be made to the John Wayne Cancer Institute, 2200 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404.
BYRD, Caruth C. Born: 3/25/1941, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A. Died: 12/16/2010, Van, Texas, U.S.A.
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1946 I have a BA degree in American History from Cal St. Northridge. I've been researching the American West and western films since the early 1980s and visiting filming sites in Spain and the U.S.A. Elected a member of the Spaghetti Western Hall of Fame 2010.