Sunday, September 25, 2022

Themed Entertainment Industry Mourns Loss of Universal Creative’s Kathryn Griffiths

Kathryn Griffiths, Director of International Project Integration at Universal Creative, passed away January 2, 2017 at age 62. She was born August 7, 1954.

As a TEA International Board member, Griffiths helped TEA in its global mission to expand and improve the attractions industry worldwide. She was a key figure in the relationship between TEA and Universal Creative, a Global Partner to the association, and helped facilitate numerous events, sponsorships and other activities.

Testimonials from Griffiths’ peers may be found on the TEA website.  Family, friends, and colleagues are also invited to share their memories of Griffiths on the InPark Magazine Facebook page.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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