Celebrating the life of Sandford L. Gladden
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Sandy started a business as "Jumbo the magic clown" which made it possible for him to be a full time Children's entertainer and a "Birthday party expert". He added other characters such as the Purple Pirate, Elf, Comedy Magician, Santa Claus, and at Halloween, Dr. Doomsday. In 2003 he received the Order of Merlin from the International Brotherhood of Magicians for 35 continuous years as a performing Magician. He provided magic shows for the Hillsborough County Public Schools and the Park and Recreation Department plus many day cares, Churches and nursing homes. He also performed for many large corporations such as: The Rays, Channel 10, the Tampa Tribune, just to name a few.
The family will be hosting a celebration of life at a later date.