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Roy Disney

Roy Disney

(1930 – 2009)

  • Your cartoons were a massive part of my childhood. You entertained me for years. Thank you ;-)
    Lit by Shaun Roberts
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Roy Disney

Roy Disney
(1930 – 2009)

In memory of

Roy Disney

(1930 – 2009)
About Roy
This is a tribute to Roy Disney. Roy Edward Disney was a longtime senior executive for The Walt Disney Company, which his father Roy Oliver Disney and his uncle Walt Disney founded. At the time of death he was a shareholder and served as a consultant for the company and Director Emeritus for the Board of Directors.
As the last member of the Disney family to be actively involved in the company, Roy Disney was often compared to his uncle and father.
Disney was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Edna and Roy Oliver Disney, and nephew of Walt Disney. He graduated from Pomona College in 1951 and first began working for The Walt Disney Company as an assistant director and producer. He continued until
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1967 when he was elected to the Board of Directors of the company
On December 16, 2009, Disney, who had suffered from stomach cancer for a year, died at Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach, California. His death occurred 43 years and one day after Walt Disney died, also from cancer. In addition, he died exactly 12 years after his aunt, Lillian Bounds Disney. Roy Disney was 79 years old. He was cremated until his ashes were scattered at sea.
This is an online memorial in honour of his life and his achievements. May he rest in peace.
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Roy Disney

This is a tribute to Roy Disney. Roy Edward Disney was a longtime senior executive for The Walt Disney Company, which his father Roy Oliver Disney and his uncle Walt Disney founded. At the time of death he was a shareholder and served as a consultant for the company and Director Emeritus for the Board of Directors.
As the last member of the Disney family to be actively involved in the company, Roy Disney was often compared to his uncle and father.
Disney was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Edna and Roy Oliver Disney, and nephew of Walt Disney. He graduated from Pomona College in 1951 and first began working for The Walt Disney Company as an assistant director and producer. He continued until...

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Rest in peace Roy
I first met Roy at ****
My sincere condolences to all friends and family of Roy
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