Ken Spears, Co-Creator Of Scooby-Doo, Has Died

Scooby Doo Creator

Heartbreaking news in from the world of animation, the co-creator of Scooby-Doo, Ken Spears has tragically died.

Spears was vital to the creation of the iconic animated TV show and subsequent films and will be sadly missed.

Spears helped to create Scooby-Doo with fellow co-creator Joe Ruby. 

A statement was shared by Spears’ family in the wake of his death at the age of 82.

His son, Kevin Spears, says his father passed from complications stemming from Lewy body dementia.

He explained:

Ken will forever be remembered for his wit, his story-telling, his loyalty to family, and his strong work ethic.

Ken has not only made a lasting impression on his family, but he has touched the lives of many as co-creator of Scooby-Doo. Ken has been a role model for us throughout his life and he will continue to live on in our hearts.

Rest in peace.

Our thoughts go out to the Spears family during this hard time.

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