I would appreciate it if you would wear a one-piece suit.
For 4 minutes 26 seconds, Favaro tells the story of how Funicello slipped from public view 15 years ago after going public about her disease.
Following a tragic March 2011 incident in which their Los Angeles house burnt to the ground and both Annette and husband Glen were hospitalized with smoke inhalation, the couple moved to Bakersfield, California.
Shelley was also in a beach movie called Ride the Wild Surf with heartthrobs Fabian, Tab Hunter, Peter Brown, Susan Hart and Barbara Eden.
Funicello's close friend also appeared in the profile piece.
On April 8, 2013, Funicello died at Mercy Southwest Hospital in Bakersfield, California, at the age of 70, from complications due to multiple sclerosis.