Audrey Geisel widow of Dr Seuss dead at 97

first_img 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsNEW YORK (AP) – Audrey Geisel, the widow of children’s author Dr. Seuss, has died.Random House Children’s Books announced that she died Wednesday at age 97. Additional information wasn’t immediately available.Geisel helped oversee the literary estate of her late husband, whose real name was Theodor Geisel and who died in 1991. Two years later, she founded Dr. Seuss Enterprises. Along with numerous publishing projects, she served as executive producer for some film adaptations of his work, most recently “The Grinch,” which came out last month.She was a Chicago native who lived in  La Jolla and had two children from a previous marriage.Audrey Geisel, widow of Theodor Geisel, looks over the giant blow up of a Cat in the Hat stamp, one of 15 unveiled at the Springfield, Mass., Civic Center by the United States Post Office on Wednesday, May 26, 1999. (AP Photo/Springfield Union-News, John Suchocki) AP December 21, 2018 Audrey Geisel, widow of Dr. Seuss, dead at 97 Categories: Entertainment, Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News, Trending Updated: 6:25 PM Posted: December 21, 2018 AP, FacebookTwitterlast_img