Jack Shea ( August 1, 1928 – April 28, 2013)
Jack Shea, a TV comedy director for more than four decades who directed
ten Bob Hope overseas Christmas specials and multiple episodes of such
sitcoms as The Jeffersons, Silver Spoons and Sanford and Son, has died
from complications from Alzheimer’s. His wife of 59 years, TV screenwriter
Patt Shea, said he died Sunday in Los Angeles.