Muppet Designer Jane Henson Dies

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Jane Nebel Henson, former wife of Muppets creator Jim Henson, has died at the age of 78. Henson passed away on Tuesday (April 2) at her home in Connecticut following a long battle with cancer, according to a statement released by the Jim Henson Company, which is owned by her five children. Born in Queens, New York, in 1934, Henson started out as a puppeteer during which time she also met her husband Jim.