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Animator Tom Ferriter Passes Away At Age 74

The Animation Guild has informed AWN that animator Tom Ferriter has passed away at the age of 74. He started his animation career at Disney in 1955, and went on to work for Filmation, Hanna-Barbera, Krantz and Chuck Jones. He returned to Disney in 1976, where he remained until his retirement in 1990. Ferriter's credits include THE FLINTSTONES TV series and the feature films THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE GREAT MOUSE DETECTIVE, THE FOX AND THE HOUND and THE WHITE SEAL. There will be a memorial service in his honor at the Pierce Brothers Mortuary on Saturday, August 31st at 11:00 am in the Little Country Chapel. Pierce Brothers is located at 10621 Victory Blvd. in North Hollywood. Phone number is: (818) 763-9121.