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EDWARD PUCCI Edward P. Pucci, of North Las Vegas, passed away June 13, 2016, at the age of 84. Ed was born in Youngstown, Ohio, and served in the U.S. Air Force for four years. He moved to Las Vegas in 1956 to begin a life-long career as a musician and drummer. He married, Myrajane, a Las Vegas dancer, in 1958. Ed had the pleasure and adventure of touring with Billy Eckstine and Sarah Vaughn in the 1960s and 1970s. His first love was Jazz, but worked the major Strip hotels playing many genres of music. Family and friends were an important part of his life, making many friends with fellow musicians. He loved the outdoors and gardening. He grew fruits, vegetables and grapes, which he used to make his wine. You are cherished, loved and missed by your family and friends. Ed leaves behind his sister, Cookie Pucci; his wife, of 58 years, Myra; his daughters, Ginamarie Licata, Tina Pucci (Vance) Dobbins and Gylene Pucci; grandchildren, Christie, Nicole, Shanelle, Sonny, Neisha, Nachelle, Nalissa, Naylene, Nathan and Jordan; and great-grandchildren, Isaiah, Zaelee, Kaedence, Genevia and baby girl, Kunz. Memorial services will be at 12:40 p.m. Friday, July 15, at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive, Boulder City.
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