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Imagine, coming to work every single day and being creative. Inspiring, motivation and above all celebrating everyday.

We lost two well known Disney legends yesterday and today. Wally Boag and Betty Taylor – they were two extraordinary people whose knack to entertain left us wondering how they do those astonishing things.


Disney Legend Wally Boag Dies At Age 90

(CNS) Posted Saturday June 4, 2011 – 10am

The man hired by Walt Disney to perform as Pecos Bill in Disneyland’s Golden Horseshoe Revue, and who went on to headline nearly 40,000 stage shows, died Friday. Wally Boag was 90, it was reported today.

Boag’s feat was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest running stage production in show business, Disney officials said.

“The world’s stage has experienced a great loss in the passing of Disney legend Wally Boag,” said George Kalodridis, president of Disneyland Resort. “Wally was instrumental in the development of live entertainment during the early years of both Disneyland Park and the Walt Disney World Resort.”

Boag also was the voice of Jose in the Enchanted Tiki Room at the theme park. Wallace Vincent Boag was born Sept. 13, 1920 in Portland, Ore. Disney Legend Wally Boag Dies At Age 90.


About Poisematters

Lori is a recognized Protocol and Etiquette expert who received her training in 1997 from The Protocol School of Washington. Lori is certified and trained in International and Corporate Protocol and Etiquette instruction. Lori began her career with the Disneyland Resort in 1975 and has over 40 years of service with Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. In 2001, Lori Dominguez received the Orange County Tourism Council's Service Excellence award in the area of accommodations (Hotels). Lori continues teaching workshops on Protocol & Etiquette to local schools in Southern California including Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Long Beach and Cal Poly Pomona and Chapman University. She enjoys Fashion, blogging, being a dog mom, loves social media and travel. Her family includes two grown sons; a husband who is a high school biology teacher; and one very spoiled Bernese Mountain Dog.
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