August 21, 2014
by Bob Sassone, posted Jul 12th 2007 6:22PM
A roundup of TV people from in front of the camera and behind the scenes who have passed away.
- Will Schaefer: He wrote background music for a number of TV shows over the years, including The Flintstones, I Dream of Jeannie, Hogan's Heroes, The Jetsons, The Tonight Show, Disneyland, The Super Friends, The Phil Silvers Show, Barnaby Jones, and The Flying Nun. He also did music for over 700 commercials (!). He died of cancer near Palm Springs, CA at age 78.
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