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Ken Spears, co-creator of Scooby-Doo dies aged 82

The co-creator of Scooby-Doo Ken Spears has passed away at the 82-years as confirmed by his son Kevin.

According to Kevin, Ken will be remembered for his dedication to his family, work, and amazing storytelling through movies.

TMZ who broke the news revealed that the 82-year-old died from dementia complications three months after his fellow co-creator Joe Ruby died.

Ruby is reported to have passed away from natural causes back in August with the two well known for creating other two series namely Dynomutt and Jabberjaw but it was Scooby-Doo that brought them to light.

Both Ken and Joe wrote the animated series which was aired back in 1969. It was then reproduced as they introduced additional content after its 5th episode.

Born in 1938 in Los Angeles, Ken joined Hanna-Barbera in 1959 where he worked as a sound editor and later becoming a household name.

Ken Spears, co-creator of Scooby-Doo dies aged 82
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