Frank Armitage, Veteran Disney Artist, Passes At 91

Frank Armitage , renowned Disney layout and background artist on such classic Disney films as “Sleeping Beauty,” “Mary Poppins,” and “The Jungle Book,” and a longtime Disney Imagineer who contributed murals and designs to a wide range of theme parks all over the world, passed away on Monday (1/4/16) at his home in Paso Robles, California, from age-related causes. He was 91 years old.

 

Jack B. Lindquist – Honorary Mayor of Disneyland – Dies at 89

It is with great and profound sadness that we report the passing of Disney Legend Jack Lindquist. Jack was not only the very first person to be honored with the title President of Disneyland, he was a man who added to the Disneyland legacy in a multitude of ways throughout his long career.

Daniel Gerson, Writer on Big Hero 6 and Monsters Dies at 49

Daniel Gerson, who co-wrote the screenplays for Big Hero 6 and the two Monsters, Inc. films and contributed to several other Pixar/Disney animated movies, has died. He was 49. Gerson died Saturday of brain cancer at his home in Los Angeles.

Legendary TV Producer Agnes Nixon Dead at 93

Agnes Nixon, a woman who brought years of drama to daytime TV as the creator of “All My Children” and “One Life to Live,” has died. She was 93.

Former Imagineer Skip Lange has Passed Away

10/14/16: from WDI Communications: We’re sad to share that former Imagineer Skip Lange passed away Oct. 14.

Carrie Fisher Passes Away at 60

“It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning,” reads the statement. “She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”

Disney Legend Charlie Ridgway Passes at 93

He retired in 1994. He was inducted into Disney’s “Legends” ranks in 1999. And on this Christmas Eve, at age 93, Charlie Ridgway ascended to the happiest place beyond earth.

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