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Roy E Disney, twice savior of his uncles company, dies

Roy Edward Disney, nephew of Walt Disney, has died at the age of 79. Known recently as the architect of two share holder revolts that saved the Walt Disney Company (one from a takeover and one from the ruin of … Continue reading

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Wayne Allwine, Voice of Mickey Mouse & Disney Legend, 1947-2009

The first time I saw Wayne Allwine and Russi Taylor was at Disneyland in the early 90s. They were set up outside of the Plaza Inn doing radio interviews. Although later in life they were much skinnier, at this point … Continue reading

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Disney composer Grayson Wells, 39, has died

Fans of Walt Disney World and the musicians whose talent lends so much to the magic experience of millions of Guests will be sad to hear of the passing of Grayson Dunlap Wells. In addition to composing a piece for … Continue reading

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Harriet Burns, Official Disney Obituary

Note: Disney has released this obituary for Harriet Burns. I’ve included it in full here. Harriet Burns, Disney Legend and Veteran Imagineer For More Than 31 Years, Dies at 79 Helped to Create Classic Attractions For Disneyland and 1964 New … Continue reading

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Harriet Burns, Disney Legend and Imagineer has died at age 79

Harriet Burns, Disney Legend and Imagineer has died at age 79. Burns was the first woman ever hired by Walt Disney Imagineering in a creative rather than an office capacity. Her role as an attraction and product designer for Walt … Continue reading

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