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Norman Lear's Family Sang His Sitcom Theme Songs as He Passed

• https://www.hollywoodreporter.com BY JAMES HIBBERD

Some of the last things Norman Lear heard were the songs that he made iconic.

Lear's son-in-law, Dr. Jon LaPook, revealed Thursday that their family was singing TV theme songs from Lear's classic shows to him as he passed away. Lear died Tuesday at the age of 101.

"The family was gathered around the bed, he was very comfortable and resting peacefully, and we did what we knew he would want," LaPook told CBS Mornings. "We were singing songs from Les Mis, and also some of the songs from his TV shows."

Some of Lear's shows included All in the FamilyMaudeGood TimesMary Hartman, Mary Hartman and The Jeffersons.


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