Vivian Brown, a famous twin dies and the city of San Francisco mourns her death. The 85-year-old and her sister, Marian Brown, shot to stardom over forty years ago by parading around town in identical dress and charming smiles. Family members say the popular twin passed away Wednesday after suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
In a Jan. 12, USA Today shared the news about the death of one-half of the Brown twins from California, who were together until the very end.
Vivian Brown and her sister, Marian entertained locals and visitors of San Francisco by greeting them with balls of energy, enchanting smiles, and clothing that showed off their "dressed to the nines" everyday look.
Together, they were full of energy and paraded around town like young identical twins do, well into their '80s. In fact, they got around with ease as if they were still in their '20s.
Vivian and Marian caught the eyes of many television producers, who requested their appearances on talk shows and commercials.
It's not often that twin sisters remain so inseparable in advanced age. However, these two were inseparable, rarely seen apart. It's a testament to the love they shared among one another.
After Vivian died, the other famous twin expressed how her heart hangs heavy and she longs for her sister.
"My heart is aching for her. We were always so close," Marian said.
While Vivian Brown is dead, her infectious smile and penchant for all-things dazzling will never be forgotten.
Here's some things you may not know about the San Francisco famous twins:
Vivian Brown is the oldest, having been born a mere eight minutes before here twin sister. Additionally, while San Francisco is their beloved home, they both were born in Jan. 25, 1927, in Kalamazoo, Mich.
While one half of the famous twins died, the other will undoubtedly carry on for her beloved.