Joel Schumacher

  • Died: June 22, 2020
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Joel Schumacher

Director of two "Batman" films and "The Lost Boys"

Joel Schumacher was the legendary director whose movies included two "Batman" movies along with "The Lost Boys" and St. Elmo's Fire." For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

Condolence & Memory Journal

Joel, I Remember You Fondly As We Were Friends From A Time Past. I Remember Laying In The Grass In Your Back Yard On Cielo Dr. Looking Up At The Stars With You Talking About Our Life's Soul Journey & How My Life's Story Would Make A Great Movie If I Was To Overcome Something Greater Later In My Life Resulting As A Success.

As If You Had A Premonition Of The Events To Come, Although We Lost Contact Over The Many Years Since Our Time Of Friendship. I Later Was Diagnosed With A Brain Tumor & Stage # 4 Cancer With An Original Diagnosis Of
2-12 Months Survival Rate. I Alkaline My Body & Did Only Immune Therapy No Chemo Or Radiation & Beat Death
& Have Become Since The 1% Cancer Survivor In The World.

Here is Your Movie There Are Many Unbelievable Twists & Turns To The Events Of My Story That Now Connect My Spirit To Your Words Of A Times Past When Our Souls Met & We Crossed Paths In This Spiritual Classroom Called Earth.

My 7 Yr Old Daughter Had Been Diagnosed With Lymphoblastic Leukemia Cancer & Has Recently Defeated Death
& Is Cancer Free & Is Part Of This Story Of Divine Intervention. I Had An Overwhelming Feeling & Thoughts To Make
Contact With You & Pay You A Visit Regarding My Story Not Knowing You Also Was Battling Cancer & At The Time Of Your Passing From This Life Was Days Prior To My 55th Birthday June 27th.

Learning Of Your Situation & Passing From this Life I Know Now The Reasons For My Premonitions During Your Battle With Cancer. I Felt It & As Our Souls In This Life Are Connected To Learn Lessons From The Spiritual Realm.

I See You Smiling Now From The Spiritual Realm & Saying Quote : That's Groovy & Cool Tommy You're An Amazing Soul Here To Promote The Truth We're All Connected To Love.

I'll See You In The Next Life My Friend As There Are No Coincidences In Our Lives Here On Earth As We Are All Actors On A Stage Playing The Parts We Have Chosen To Learn Our Higher Lessons For Our Souls To Evolve As
Part Of Our Signed Contact With God, As We Are Spiritual Being Here To Have Human Experiences To Become Closer To God & Spiritual Enlightenment.

Sincerely Your Old Friend, Thomas Patrick Bahr

Posted by Thomas Bahr - Las Vegas, NV - friend   October 30, 2021

My condolences.

Posted by A friend   September 17, 2020

Posted by Steve Dontanville - Denver, CO - friend   August 26, 2020

Thank you Joel for Your creations and your guidance.

Posted by James Hurlbut - Austin, TX - acquaintance   July 13, 2020

My condolences to family he was a fine artisan and director in a fine Community soul and teacher

Posted by David P Call - Student   June 25, 2020

Many prayers for the Schumacher family, may God dry your tears and soothe your heart as you go through this very difficult time of your loss.

Posted by A friend   June 24, 2020

A giant has fallen asleep! My deepest sympathies to the family, friends and fans suffering heartbreak at Mr. Schumachers passing. His legacy lives on. God will comfort and sustain you as you grieve because he cares for you. (1 Peter 5:6,7)

Posted by - Atlanta, GA   June 24, 2020

My sincere condolences to the family for your loss. Joel brought great entertainment to many and will be missed. At this difficult time, may the God of tender mercies comfort you and give you strength.

Posted by Maru - Neighbor   June 24, 2020

Heartfelt condolences to the family of Joel Schumacher. I enjoyed his work in the films he played in. Cherish the memories. May God heal your broken hearts.

Posted by A friend   June 24, 2020

Joel's entertained many of us by directing one of my all time favorites "Batman". Losing a loved one is never easy. May the Schumacher family gain comfort and strength from the God who cares (1Pet 5:6,7)

Posted by JMS - MD   June 24, 2020

Thank you for the entertainment that I've received from your movies. Rest in peace sir, no more pain!

Posted by Rza Rrr - West Melbourne, FL   June 23, 2020

I loved your work, I wish I could of been a part of it!

RIP, Shalom!

Pete Lieggi

Posted by Peter Felix John Lieggi    June 23, 2020

Thank you for the wonderful movies for our entertainment.
We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort the family during this extremely difficult time.

Posted by A friend   June 23, 2020

RIP Mr. Joel.
Loved your work.
Now you can rest.
God bless

Posted by A friend   June 23, 2020

Joel, you will be missed. Your movies will live on and on. My deepest sympathies to your family.
Thank you for directing another fabulous movie which was not mentioned but I truly loved it and saw it many times - The Phantom of the Opera. Thank you for bringing this to the Big Screen for those of us who could not see it on Broadway.

You were truly a special and talented man.

With Sincere Sympathy,

Vicki Lego
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Posted by Vicki Lego - Harrisburg, PA   June 23, 2020

My condolences.

Posted by A friend   June 23, 2020

Hi how are you I was writing to you to give my condolences to you and your family etc.. rip. I loved his movies etc.. he seemed like a nice person. I will.miss him so. Take care bye.

Posted by Jody Brachman - Acquaintance   June 23, 2020


Godspeed Mr. Schumacher. You will be missed.

Posted by Sheila Smith - L.A., CA   June 23, 2020

Thank for so much great entertainment with all your genius movies . May you rest in peace . You will never be forgotten.

Posted by Armand Dimuro    June 22, 2020


Posted by Linda Tracy - Cleveland, OH   June 22, 2020

Joel Schumacher is a true Hollywood legend. I have enjoyed so many of his movies... "St. Elmo's Fire", The Lost Boys", "Flatliners"... just too many to name. And "Batman Forever", for all the negative press it seems to receive, was hands down my favorite of the 80's/90's series. Sending thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.

Posted by T Brooks - Longview, WA   June 22, 2020

You will forever live on.. in our hearts soul and mind.
Thank you for funniest and coolest Batman!!!

Posted by L A - Burbank, CA   June 22, 2020

Such amazing work, truly talented. Heartfelt condolences to the the Schumacher family, so very sorry for your loss, may all of you find the comfort and strength you need from God to help you through your time of need.

Posted by A friend   June 22, 2020


Posted by Scott Chamberland - Saint Agatha, ME   June 22, 2020

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Joel Schumacher