Colleen Kay Hutchins
|Colleen Kay Hutchins|
Colleen Kay Hutchins|
May 23, 1926
Salt Lake City, Utah
March 24, 2010 (aged 83)|
Newport Beach, California
|Alma mater||Brigham Young University|
Miss Utah 1951|
Miss America 1952
|Successor||Neva Jane Langley|
(m. 1953; her death in 2010)
Mel Hutchins (brother)|
Kiki VanDeWeghe (son)
Tauna Vandeweghe (daughter)
CoCo Vandeweghe (granddaughter)
Colleen Kay Hutchins (May 23, 1926 – March 24, 2010) was Miss America 1952.
Hutchins met her future husband at a New York Knicks basketball game at Madison Square Garden after a friend introduced her to the team's forward, Ernie Vandeweghe. The couple married in May 1953.
The couple had four children: son, Kiki; daughter, Tauna, son, Bruk; and daughter, Heather. Hutchins is also the grandmother of professional tennis player CoCo Vandeweghe. She resided, until her death, with her husband in Indian Wells, California, Laguna Beach, California and Palm Springs, California. Hutchins died on March 24, 2010 in Newport Beach, at age 83.
- "PASSINGS: Colleen Kay Hutchins, Ira Skutch". Los Angeles Times. 25 March 2010. p. AA7.
- "Miss America : 1952". Miss America Organization. Archived from the original on 5 June 2008.
- Tauber, Michelle; Neill, Mike; Russell, Lisa; Fowler, Joanne; Dam, Julie; Tresniowski, Alex; Miller, Samantha; Dougherty, Steve; Yu, Ting (October 16, 2000). "American Beauties: 80 Years". People.
- Garr, Arnold K., Donald Q. Cannon and Richard O. Cowan ed., Encyclopedia of Latter-day Saint History, p. 526
|Awards and achievements|
| Miss America
Neva Jane Langley
| Miss Utah
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