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Disney Legend Ruthie Tompson dies at age 111


Last updated 10/11/2021 at 6:32pm

LOS ANGELES - Funeral services were pending today for Disney Legend Ruthie Tompson -- a celebrated camera technician and artist who added her talents to classic Walt Disney Co. animated features such as ``Snow White,'' ``Dumbo'' and ``Sleeping Beauty.''

Tompson died Sunday at her home at the Motion Picture and Television Fund in Woodland Hills, according to The Walt Disney Co. She was 111 years old.

Tompson worked at Disney for nearly 40 years, retiring in 1975 after completing the 1977 film ``The Rescuers,'' according to company officials. As the employee with the longest history wit...

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