Death of Jan Berenstain

July 26, 1923 - February 24, 2012
Solebury, Pennsylvania | Age 88

Berenstain Bears co-creator dies at 88
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JOANN LOVIGLIO, The Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jan Berenstain, who with her husband, Stan, wrote and illustrated the Berenstain Bears books that have charmed preschoolers and their parents for 50 years, has died. She was 88.

Berenstain, a longtime resident of Solebury in southeastern Pennsylvania, suffered a severe stroke on Thursday and died Friday without regaining consciousness, her son Mike Berenstain said.

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