Founder of Circus Flora passes away

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The founder, producer, and artistic director of Circus Flora Ivor David Balding passed away Friday night at the age of 75 at his home. Balding was one of the founding members of Circus Flora with Sheila and Sam Jewell, Alexandre, Sacha, Pavlata.

Mr. Balding continued working while in poor health, producing Circus Flora’s 28th season that was scheduled to be previewed on May 28th.

Funeral arrangements are pending.