Muppets co-creator Jane Henson dies at 78
CBS New York:
Puppeteer and philanthropist Jane Henson, the widow of the legendary Jim Henson, died Tuesday at her home in Connecticut.
Mrs. Henson, who was the co-creator of the iconic Muppets, passed away following a long battle with cancer, according to a news release from the Jim Henson Foundation. She was 78.
Photo: Jane Henson, co-creator of the Muppets, participates in a ceremony at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
One half of the duo that created the best parts of my childhood. If Jim Henson’s funeral is any indication, there won’t be a dry eye in the room at Jane’s.