Summary: visual effects producer of the 2012 computer-animated fantasy film Rise of the Guardians who had also contributed to Hollywood blockbusters such as X-Men and Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings (the first installment of the trilogy), but who had worked on a lengthy list of films including What Dreams May Come, I, Robot, A Beautiful Mind, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Cause of Death: Colorectal cancer
Born: September 10, 1960
Died: September 18, 2015
Location: Los Angeles, California