Tear Jerker / William Joyce

  • Mary Katherine Joyce, Bill's daughter and the girl who gave him the inspiration for The Guardians of Childhood series. She died of a brain tumor at the age of 18. RIP, Mary Katherine. You left us and countless millions with a wonderful gift to the world.
    • The main character in Epic (which Bill also produced) was named after his poor late daughter..
  • In January 2016, Bill's wife Frances Elizabeth Baucum Joyce, died after a long battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at age 55.