Wednesday, 20 November 2013 - 12:10
Walt Disney's daughter dies, aged 79
Philanthropist Diane Disney Miller, daughter of Walt Disney, died yesterday, at the age of 79 near San Francisco.
Flags at Disney theme parks and the Disney studio lot in Burbank, outside Los Angeles, will be flown at half-mast in her honour, it said, praising her "grace and generosity and tireless work to preserve her father's legacy.
Born in Los Angeles the elder daughter of Walt and Lillian Disney, she married Ron Miller, who was chief executive of the Walt Disney Company from 1980 to 1984.
The current Disney chief said that she will be remembered and she will be greatly missed by all who knew her.