Nancy Atchison-Aylesworth

Former NBC page, 'Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures' prod'n coordinator

Nancy Atchison-Aylesworth died in Santa Monica, Calif., on May 8 of melanoma. She was 68.

A former page at NBC in New York, she also worked at the William Morris Agency and as production coordinator on “Jack Hanna’s Animal Adventures.” At the time of her death she was working on a travel TV show targeted to religious audiences.

She is survived by her son Bill, a producer; son John and daugther Cynthia; a grandson and two sisters.

Donations may be made to the John Wayne Cancer Institute.

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