Roy E. Disney

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Roy E. Disney
Disney on December 11, 2007
Roy Edward Disney

(1930-01-10)January 10, 1930
DiedDecember 16, 2009(2009-12-16) (aged 79)
Cause of deathStomach cancer
Resting placeAshes scattered into Pacific Ocean
EducationBuckley School[source?]
Alma materPomona College
Occupation(s)Vice Chairman, The Walt Disney Company
Chairman, Walt Disney Feature Animation
Years active1954–2009
Political partyRepublican
Patricia Ann Dailey
(m. 1955; div. 2007)

Leslie DeMeuse-Disney
(m. 2008; his death 2009)
Parent(s)Edna (née Francis),
Roy Oliver Disney
RelativesSee Disney family
AwardsAnnie Award (1993)
Disney Legend Award (1998)
Lifetime Achievement Award in Animation (2002)

Roy Edward Disney (January 10, 1930 – December 16, 2009) was an American animator and executive for The Walt Disney Company. He is the nephew of Walt Disney. Disney is the last member of the Disney family. He and Michael Eisner are one of the most well known people in the Disney industry. Disney had about 1.2 million dollars.

Disney was born on January 10, 1930 in Los Angeles, California to Roy O. Disney and to Edna Francis. He was raised in Los Angeles, California and in Chicago, Illinois.

He studied at the Buckley School and at Pomona College. He was married to Patricia Ann Dailey from 1955 until they divorced in 2007. Then he was married to Leslie DeMeuse from 2008 until his death in 2009. He had three children with Dailey.

Disney died on the morning of December 16, 2009 from stomach cancer in Newport Beach, California, aged 79.[1] After his death, his remains were cremated and his ashes were scattered at the Pacific Ocean.

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  1. James Bates and Dawn C. Chmielewski (December 17, 2009). "Roy Edward Disney dies at 79; nephew of Walt helped revive animation". LA Times. Retrieved 2009-12-16.

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