Ralph McQuarrie dies at 82; created the look of 'Star Wars'

Sad news...the conceptual genius behind the Star Wars movies whose illustrations were pivotal in having 20th Century Fox give the green light for George Lucas to embark in movie-making history, has died.

Ralph McQuarrie was truly ahead of his time. May he rest in peace.

http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-ralph-mcquarrie-20120306,0,6975644.story

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