Honoring Roy Disney

The "Morning Light" producer and Transpac veteran passed away on Dec. 16 after a battle with cancer.

Roy E. Disney (1930-2009)

Roy E. Disney (1930-2009)

Roy E. Disney, the filmmaker and Transpac veteran, died on Wednesday after battling stomach cancer.

SW highlights some recent coverage of the late producer, whose recent feature film, "Morning Light," documented the selection and training of a crew of young adults to race in the 2007 Transpac Race from Los Angeles to Hawaii.

June 2009: In this podcast, Disney reflects on "Morning Light."
April 2008: Gary Jobson reviews "Morning Light."
August 2006: Roy Disney discusses his vision for "Morning Light."

To read Disney's obituary in the Los Angeles Times, click here.