Just days after Donald H. Fey's passing at age 82, Tina Fey has released a touching tribute to her late father.
"He was a great dad and a talented artist and writer, but I also think of him as a Great American — he served his country in Korea, he served his city as a fireman, he took his kids regularly to art museums and historical sites," the 45-year-old actress wrote of her dad, who sadly died of heart failure on Oct. 18
Tina with her mother, Jeanne, in April 2008. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
"When he taught me how to play baseball he would say to me, 'If you throw like a girl again, we're going in.' (I took it in the spirit it was intended.) He read poetry and history and newspapers. He was an informed patriot. The Republican Party should have tried to clone him," Tina told Philly.com.
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Donald — who worked as a university grant proposal writer for much of his life — and his wife, Jeanne, raised Tina and her older brother, Peter, in Upper Darby, Penn. "He was very dapper, loved learning, and showed us how to expand our horizons and how to live a life properly," Peter said of his late father.
Our thoughts are with Tina and her family during this difficult time.
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