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Jonathan Rinzler's Family Is Asking For Help

Posted by Chris on July 18, 2021 at 01:57 PM CST

Many will know the name Jonathan Rinzler because of the books he's written over his career including titles like The Making of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, The Making of Star Wars: The Definitive Story Behind the Original Film, The Making of The Empire Strikes Back, The Making of Return of the Jedi, Star Wars: The Blueprints, The Sounds of Star Wars, The Art of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and many others.

A year ago, Jonathan received terrible news and has been in a fight for his life ever since. His daughter, Sarah, posted an update on her father's deteriorating condition and is asking for help.

Hi, my name is Sarah Rinzler, and I'm starting this fundraiser for my dad, Jonathan.

Most of you visiting this fundraising page likely already know my dad's story, but I'll provide background here for those who don't: Jonathan visited his doctor last August because of abdominal pain and an increasingly diminished appetite. That same month, he was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. He was given three to four months to live. Since then, he has soldiered through many rounds of chemotherapy but often had allergic reactions. As we reach the one-year mark from his diagnosis, there are no more treatment options available; Jonathan is making end-of-life plans.

I can’t imagine a time when the mundane, such as paying bills, would feel less important; regardless, part of the reality of battling prolonged illness is facing a challenging financial situation. My parents, sister, and I appreciate any financial support you can provide — and thank you all for everything you have already done to help our family.

With love,
If you can help, please click here to support this wonderful author and his family in their most desperate hour.

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