Home Of Interest SAD STORY: Altovise Davis (Sammy Davis' Wife) Dies

SAD STORY: Altovise Davis (Sammy Davis' Wife) Dies

Altovise Davis buried her famous husband Sammy Davis in 1990 just five days after their 20th wedding anniversary. He owing the 7 in taxes she actually had to sell of their possessions she had to go to paltry to settle the debt that she inherited. The debt was settled in 1997 but Altovise was by then an alcoholic who had to go into treatment. She died over the weekend at age 65 of a stroke.


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