We received a comment here at the yuleblog on in the last 24 hours that was unconfirmed until now thanks to the Las Vegas Review Journal:
The Fabulous Fay McKay has died in her sleep Friday, April 4, 2008 at the age of 78.
We had the pleasure of getting to know Miss McKay last year when we reviewed her Christmas album.
Frail in voice but sharp in her thoughts, Miss McKay was a true professional in her letters and phone conversations.
To honor her memory, here is Fay singing her trademark Christmas song "The 12 Daze Of Christmas":