Ted Shearer, an illustrator, cartoonist and painter, died...

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January 02, 1993

Ted Shearer, an illustrator, cartoonist and painter, died Dec. 26 at Northern Westchester Hospital Center in Mount Kisco, N.Y. He was 73. He created the comic strip "Quincy," about an inner-city boy, and the cartoon was syndicated for 16 years by King Features. He also collaborated with his son on the "Billy Jo Jive" book series, which became the basis of an animated feature for the children's television show "Sesame Street." He was also an art director for 15 years at the advertising agency BBDO.

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