Joyce Preston

Long, lost mother of Sara; abandoned her daughter when the child was at a very young age; divorced and twice widowed; materialistic and scheming, she's trying to grab her share of her daughter's inheritance from her own late husband; blackmailing both her son-in-law, Dane, and Dr. Rutherford in order to further her schemes

full name
Joyce Jane Shelton Summers Scott Preston

born
1896

marital history
Mort Summers (1916 - 1922; divorced)
Gordon Scott (1923 - 1932; widowed)
Thornton Preston (1933 - October 1935; widowed)

romantic involvements
Stephen Lake (lover, deceased)

children
Sara Summers (daughter w. Mort)

occupation
socialite

residence
Springhill Manor, 54 Spring Lake Dr.; Albanyville

represented by images of
Gale Sondergaard

first appearance
Episode #62


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