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R.I.P. Joan B. Lee

posted Jul 7, 2017, 5:29 AM by Vu Nguyen

Joan Lee, the wife of Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, died Thursday in Los Angeles. She was 95 (93).

"I can confirm the sad news that Joan Lee passed away this morning quietly and surrounded by her family," a spokesperson for Stan Lee and his family said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. "The family ask that you please give them time to grieve and respect their privacy during this difficult time."

Joan Lee suffered a stroke earlier in the week and was hospitalized, according to sources.

Deaths in the month of July 2017

July (1)
  • [06 Jul 2017] Joan B. Lee (British-born American writer and voice actress for Spider-Man; wife of Stan Lee), 93, stroke