His daughter, Madeline Stuart, said he died Thursday night of cancer at his home in Los Angeles.
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"There's nothing we can do in this room that can make them feel calm and relaxed," she said, "but we do want to make them feel comfortable and provide a respite from the madness that must be going on backstage."
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