Disney Imagineering VP dies at 95

Posted Monday, February 9, 2004 8:50 AM | Contributed by Jeff

John Hench, a lead designer of Walt Disney World and a longtime Disney artist, has died. Hench, a senior vice president at Walt Disney Imagineering, died Thursday of heart failure after a brief illness and hospitalization. He was 95. His hand touched everything from Mickey Mouse to the attractions at Disney parks all over the world.

Read more from The Orlando Sentinel.

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Monday, February 9, 2004 6:35 PM
Sounds like a very dedicated and respected Disney artist. His work is well loved by all of us. Thank you for the good times and laughter. May you rest in peace.
Monday, February 9, 2004 10:47 PM
bad month for Disney...first it loses pixar, and now this dude.

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