Lucille Ball’s younger brother, Fred, who traveled with his brother-in-law Desi Arnaz and worked at Desilu Productions, died at his Cottonwood home. He was 91.
Fred Ball’s death Monday was announced by the Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center in his hometown of Jamestown, N.Y., south of Buffalo. The cause of death was not disclosed.
Ball was born July 17, 1915, and left Jamestown to join his sister in California in the 1930s. He later traveled with Desi Arnaz and his band and sat on the board of directors at Desilu Productions, the studio that produced “I Love Lucy,” as well as “Star Trek” and “The Untouchables.”