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Son of Eydie Gorme and Steve Lawrence Dies at Age 23

February 6, 1986 GMT

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Michael Lawrence, the son of entertainers Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, died Wednesday of an apparent heart attack, authorities said. He was 23.

He died at UCLA Medical Center, coroner’s office spokesman Bob Dambacher said. An autopsy was planned.

Lee Solters, a publicist for the singing couple, said the the death apparently was from a heart attack.

Lawrence had been working for a Hollywood production company, Solters said.

A spokesman at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre said a Gorme-Lawrence engagement that was to run through Sunday was canceled.

The couple flew back to Los Angeles when they received word, said Lillian Pickard of Solters-Roskin-Friedman public relations in New York.