Tootsie Van Kelly dies

11:51 AM, Oct 16, 2007   |    comments
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Grand Rapids- Grand Rapids entertainer and icon, Ruth Russell, also known as Tootsie Van Kelly died yesterday at the age of 78. From 1981 until 1984, she entertained crowds at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel saloon that was called "Tootsie's". It is now the home to the sports-themed, GP Sports. If you have any memories or stories to share about visiting Tootsie's, Post them in our forum

Bob Brenzing

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