The New York Times today confirmed the death last Monday of Jane Jarvis.
A sad day for Met fans. Jane Jarvis was a class act who touched millions of Met fans with her musical gift, and her often witty choice of between-inning tunes.
Jane Jarvis was 94.
The Mets did a somewhat lousy job paying tribute to her during Shea Stadium's last year. Jane pulled back the numbers on the Shea countdown wall at Billy Wagner Bobblehead Day in 2008 but really, she deserved an entire day.
In honor of Jane Jarvis, here is a beautiful clip of her and her good friend Benny Powell playing a sweet rendition of "The Nearness Of You." Take care, Jane Jarvis. You were a treasure and a true Met icon: