Legendary EPCOT Performer Pam Brody Has Passed Away
The longtime pianist and entertainer at EPCOT’s Rose & Crown Pub, Pam Brody, sadly passed away on July 11. Since the news broke, the Disney community has mourned the loss of one of their favorite entertainers from the park.
Nicknamed “The Button Lady” for her extravagant outfits, Brody worked for Walt Disney World for over 20 years, bringing lasting memories to hundreds of thousands of guests. Even after retiring, Brody would return to EPCOT’s United Kingdom Pavilion each year on her birthday. Some of these guests have shared their favorite memories and experiences with Brody online.
Carol Stein, fellow entertainer and pianist at EPCOT stated, “she has a following because she made everybody feel special. She was the entertainer, but she focused her energy on the guests, making them all filled with joy and happiness.”
Eric Pinder, former EPCOT performer, commented, “she really had a way of connecting with people and making them feel like they were a part of this big family in the pub. I always loved sitting with her backstage, too, because she was very mischievous.”
Mario Rios, longtime friend of Brody, shared, “she touched everyone. And she is considered a legend at Epcot.”
Fans have also taken to social media to share their condolences of beloved Pam Brody.
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Cast Members are truly at the heart of the magic at Disney Parks. Pam Brody will forever be missed, but guests can always cherish the wonderful memories they have with her.
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