Irene Barron Death – Obituary | Dead – Irene Barron Passed Away

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Irene Barron Death

 Irene Barron Death – Obituary | Dead – Passed Away

Irene Barron Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Irene Barron.

Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.

This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.

The woman behind the Skipping Girl sign, Irene Barron, has sadly passed away aged 99. ❤️ Irene was 13 years old when she won a drawing competition. 🖍 The prize was employment at Claude Neon, where she worked as a junior artist.⁣

What an amazing legacy she has left our city and future generations. 💡 The Skipping Girl sign is one of the most recognised and adored landmarks in #Yarra. It’s a significant part of Yarra’s culture and history it has become a playful tourism icon for #Melbourne.⁣

💚 We extend our deepest sympathies to Irene’s family and friends.

The woman behind Melbourne’s Skipping Girl sign has died aged 99. Irene Barron was 14 when she posed for designers of the original sign #RIPSkippingGirl

Irene Barron.. the woman – who as a little girl in the 1930’s – posed for Melbourne’s iconic “Skipping Girl” sign has passed away aged 99. Her daughter pays tribute to her late Mother on @9NewsMelb at 6pm

MELBOURNE
Skipping Girl Erected in 1936(known as Little Audrey)
Irene Barron dies 99.
She was Australia’s first animated neon sign-whilst working as a young artist for Neon Elec. Signs.
RIP.
Her daughter spoke on 3aw this morning with Ross & Russ.
a life well lived

Saddest news of the day. @aglenergy proudly sponsors the energy to keep the skipping girl lights in Abbotsford going – may she continue to skip for future generations. RIP Irene Barron, you are a Melbourne icon.

We are still working on getting more details about the death, as a family statement on the death is yet to be released.

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