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Remembering Garry Marshall, Who Has Passed Away at the Age of 81

It was only 3 months ago when Garry Marshall stopped by Sway in the Morning to talk about producing Happy DaysThe Odd Couple, filming with Taylor Swift, Redd Foxx’s influence, and meeting Satchel Paige.  Unfortunately, at the age of 81, Mr. Marshall passed away yesterday (July 19) in Burbank, Calfornia due to complications from pneumonia following a stroke.

Garry is responsible for creating classic 1970s sitcoms like Happy Days, Laverne and Shirley, The Odd Couple, and more, plus he directed both Pretty Woman and Princess Diaries which led to the success of both Julia Roberts and Anne Hathaway.

Many celebrities shared some kind words and memories of the late Garry Marshall on Twitter:

Rest in Peace Garry Marshall.  You were such a beautiful soul.  Check out his last visit to Sway in the Morning.


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