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Medical Marijuana Advocate in Washington Dies From Cancer

A northeastern Washington man at the center of a nationally watched medical marijuana case has died of pancreatic cancer, six months after the federal government ...

Disney Animation Historian John Culhane Dies

John Culhane John Culhane, a Disney animation historian who penned numerous books, taught animation for many years and was caricaturized by animators in The Rescuers ...

Disneyland Producer Greg Smith Dies

Greg Smith, who for nearly three decades helped produce special live entertainment for Anaheim, California’s iconic Disneyland theme park, died March 12 from complications of ...

Chinese Animation Legend Ma Kexuan Dies

Chinese animation fans who grew up in the ‘80s and ‘90s are mourning the passing of national animation trailblazer Ma Kexuan, the artist and director ...

Recording Legend Stan Freberg Dies at 88

Stan Freberg Acclaimed satirist, radio and recording artist and animation voice actor Stan Freberg died April 7. He was 88. Freberg’s death was reported by ...

‘Simpsons’ Co-Creator Sam Simon Dies Aged 59

Sam Simon, the nine-time Emmy winning writer who helped make TV animation history by co-creating The Simpsons, has died of colorectal cancer at home in ...

Animation Director Jeff Hale Dies in Oregon

The following information has been pulled from a tribute compiled by ASIFA-SF president Karl Cohen with the assistance of Geraldine Clarke and Margot Hale. Jeff ...

‘Star Trek’s Spock, Leonard Nimoy, Dies

Leonard Nimoy, the talented actor, director and artist who gave life to Star Trek’s Mr. Spock, died Friday at his home in Los Angeles. He ...

Director and Studio Co-Founder Phil Robinson Dies

Award-winning director Phil Robinson, co-founder and creative director at San Francisco’s Special Agent Productions, has died. Animation Magazine was informed of his passing by producer ...

’101 Dalmatians’ Color Stylist Peregoy Dies

Walt Peregoy Walt Peregoy, who worked as the the legendary color stylist on Disney’s classic feature 101 Dalmatians, died Friday, according to the official D23 ...

Voice Actress Christine Cavanaugh Dies

Christine Cavanaugh Christine Cavanaugh, an actress who provided voices for such popular animated TV shows as Rugrats, Darkwing Duck, Aladdin, The Powerpuff Girls and Wild ...

‘Clifford’ Creator Norman Bridwell Dies

Norman Bridwell Norman Bridwell, who achieved incredible success with his seminal children’s book creation Clifford the Big Red Dog, has died at age 86. According ...

‘Fritz’ Animator, Director Taylor Dies

Robert Taylor Animator Robert Taylor – best known as the animator on Ralph Bakshi’s original Fritz the Cat feature and director and animator of its ...

Bighorn sheep escapes Los Angeles Zoo, dies after car strikes it

(Reuters) – A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo at Griffith Park on Saturday and dashed around the hills in the park for ...

Sausage, Greece’s ‘protest dog’, dies of heart attack

(Reuters) – Sausage, the ginger mongrel who became famous for appearing at anti-austerity protests and barking at riot police at the height of Greece’s debt ...

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