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Jones died of congestive heart failure at his home in Corona del Mar home at the age of 86 February 22, 2002. The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, a Newport Beach Film Festival Event Sponsor, will be hosting a morning of Chuck Jones animated cartoons at Triangle Square, Costa Mesa (at the intersection of Newport Blvd., 19th St., and the terminus of the 55 freeway) on Saturday, April 28th at 11 AM. Among the many favorite short cartoons to be shown will be one of his masterpieces, "One Froggy Evening." Following the showing at 1:30 p.m., there will be a panel discussion and seminar on animation with June Foray, celebrated voice actress (Rocky the Flying Squirrel, Natasha Fatale and Witch Hazel); Emmy Award-winning producer Linda Jones Clough; Jeff DeGrandis, "Dora the Explorer" producer and director; Chris Bailey, animation director, character designer ("Hop") and writer; and photographer Marian Jones, Chuck Jones's widow. The discussion will be moderated by Craig Kausen, chairman of the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity.
UNDATED IMAGE COURTESY THE CHUCK JONES CENTER FOR CREATIVITY