North Texas Traditional Dance Society

Based in Dallas, Texas, NTTDS promotes understanding and appreciation of American folk dancing, its music, its history, and related folklore. We are a group affiliate of the Country Dance and Song Society.

This page is a tribute to NTTDS members who have passed away, to help us keep them in our memory.

Jerry Blake Jerry Blake     Obituary
Died May 19, 2009, age 68
Jerry danced with us for many years. He was active in several community organizations.

Marty Howard Marty Howard     Obituary
Died June 6, 2010, age 62
Marty's wife Brenda introduced him to contra dancing.

Steve Miles Steve Miles     Obituary
Died March 16, 2012, age 58
Steve had a great sense of humor, always laughing and smiling.

Hugh Harris Hugh Harris
Died June 6, 2012, age 74
Hugh was a long time International Folk and Contra dancer.

Jimmy Boyer Jimmy Boyer     Obituary
Died Feb 6, 2013, age 65
Jimmy was a charter member of NTTDS and worked quietly in the background doing whatever needed to be done to keep the organization going. He will be remembered as a smooth and courteous dancer.

David Salonimer David Salonimer     Obituary
Died Sept 5, 2013, age 61
David and his wife Linda Mahony were backbones of NTTDS for several years, especially providing food for many events, and hosting parties at their home. Besides dancing and playing guitar, David was a key person in the team which helped choose the dance floor for the Plaza Arts Center.

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North Texas Traditional Dance Society is a 501(c)(3) organization with registered offices in the State of Texas.
How to contact NTTDS:    972-546-8858    OR       OR    PO Box 820203, Dallas, TX 75382
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