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Old 04-08-2013, 01:49 PM   #1
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Annette Funicello dead at 70, Disney confirms



Legendary Disney Mouseketeer Annette Funicello died on Monday from complications due to Multiple Sclerosis, a disease she battled for more than 25years. She was 70 years old.

Disney confirmed news of Funicello's death to Fox News.

Commenting on her passing, Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, said, "Annette was and always will be a cherished member of the Disney family, synonymous with the word Mousketeer, and a true Disney Legend. She will forever hold a place in our hearts as one of Walt Disney's brightest stars, delighting an entire generation of baby boomers with her jubilant personality and endless talent. Annette was well known for being as beautiful inside as she was on the outside, and she faced her physical challenges with dignity, bravery and grace. All of us at Disney join with family, friends, and fans around the world in celebrating her extraordinary life."

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Old 04-08-2013, 02:01 PM   #2
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R.I.P. Annette, Say Hey To Walt For Us...
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Sorry to hear this, what a brave woman as she battled MS. Loved her on the Mickey Mouse Club!
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The end of an era. Annette Funicello embodied the very essence Disney. A classy lady indeed.

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