June 13, 1929 - March 3, 2012
"I'm so sad, yet so grateful for all that he contributed to my childhood dreams and the visions that remained with me into my adulthood."
I just saw this on facebook, very sad.
George Lucas response:
May the force be with you.
The imagination of millions was affected by his art. Rest in well earned peace.
I'm very saddened by this, I can't imagine how I'll feel when more and more pieces from the Star Wars universe pass away.
You'll be sorry, Pee-Wee Herman!
I've always said, the most important people to the SW universe were:
1. George Lucas
2. John Williams
3. Ralph McQuarrie
4. Ben Burtt
5. Irvin Kershner
Sad. Here's what his website said:
Originally Posted by its main page
CU Later. Contracted Universe? Later. :(
Thanks for the link. All I really knew about the guy previously was that his works were a big influence on costume and set design on the original Alien movie, the spacesuits in particular. Its sad to see the people who helped make some of my favorite movies passing away.
TREVOR JONES. Who you say? One of my recent Academy students who worked for us briefly at the Sheriff's Office and then moved to the city PD. I'm in total shock as are all my colleagues.
Way too young! Thank you for your service and dedication. Rest well.
¡Que la fuerza te acompañe!