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Topic: Late: Xavier Atencio (9,9,1919 - 9,10,2017) Post Reply | Post New Topic
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Stephen Churay
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Posted: 28 September 2017 at 6:31pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Sad I mssed this one, but thought the forum would
appreciate knowing.
Xavier Atencio passed away September 10th, 2017 at the
age of 98. Now if you're asking ,"Who is Mr. Atencio?" He
was an employee of Walt Disney's.

-He was an assistant animator on FANTASIA.
-He designed the nursery sequence in
Mary Poppins
-Was a Disney Imagineer:
He wrote the script for the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
   ride.
He wrote the lyrics to "Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life For Me)"
He wrote the script for the HAUNTED MANSION ride
He wrote the lyrics for "Grim Grinning Ghosts"
-He served in WWII as part of military intelligence
-He was part of thr writing team on THE MANY ADVENTURES
OF WINNIE-THE-POOH.

R.I.P.
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