- Published: Wednesday, 10 July 2013 17:15
- Written by By Helen Silvis of The Skanner News with Gloria Jean Mavins-Sprinkle
Legendary harmony singer Furman Haynes passed away in Portland, Ore., July 2. A founder member of The Deep Tones, Haynes traveled the world singing with everyone from Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Landford and Count Basie to Johnny Smith's Ink Spots. He founded a record label based in Portland, and was happily married to the love of his life for 60 years.