Lee (Marilees) Stath, at the age of 88, sits quietly in the saddle of his custom built Desperado motorcycle. No longer doing “wheelies”, he is content pumping iron at the gym and on the other days tearing up the turf at Scott Schreiner, the local golf course at his adopted home in Kerrville, Texas. That still leaves too much time in the evenings remembering and missing Mary. But, he says, that is the best part of the day.
Acrophobia was not an asset to fl ying high over the circus ring but she took me and molded me into one of the best catchers in the circus world. Ask Princess Grace or Sean Connery or even King Albert of Belgium. They all saw and marveled at The Flying Marilees but one must read the gritty inside revelations of the lusty life on a circus train or Inside a sweaty tin truck and the sawdust strewn life of a “First Of May” It’s exposed in “She Flies Through The Air”.