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Cartoonist Ron Campbell dies at 81

Updated: Jan. 23, 2021 at 10:33 AM CST
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Ron Campbell, Australian artist, animator, cartoonist, author and director, has died. He was 81.

Campbell’s business partner Scott Segalbaum announced his death.

“Ron was a dear friend and my business partner for over a decade,” Segalbaum said in a statement. “His death leaves a huge void.”

Campbell helped make cartoons from 1958 to 2008. He was behind the animation for cartoons from “Scooby-Doo, Where are You!” and “The Jetsons” to “The Flintstones.”

He also drew “The Smurfs,” “Rugrats,” “Yellow Submarine” and “Ed, Edd n Eddy.”

In February 2020, Campbell made a stop in Montgomery for a for a pop art show.

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