In his NBC office, where others might have shown off trophies and broadcasting awards, Bob Walsh displayed a Chicago firefighter’s helmet.
“Money meant nothing to this man,” said his wife. “He could have had summer homes, fancy cars, but it didn’t matter. He was awesome.”
Demme’s publicist, Annalee Paulo, said Demme died Wednesday morning in his New York apartment. He’d battled esophageal cancer.
Isaac and Teresa Vatkin, a Skokie couple married 69 years, died within minutes of each other Saturday, holding hands in their shared hospital room.
Lavey oversaw the production of hundreds of plays, and transferred dozens of Steppenwolf productions to Broadway and abroad.
An autopsy has revealed the 56-year-old actress had stage-four cancer, but doesn’t specify what type.
The actress was 14 years old when she was cast as “Richie Cunningham’s” little sister on the series.