Joan Lee, wife of Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, has died. She was 93.
A spokesperson confirmed the news to the Hollywood Reporter, saying, "I can confirm the sad news that Joan Lee passed away this morning quietly and surrounded by her family. The family ask that you please give them time to grieve and respect their privacy during this difficult time."
Sources said Joan suffered a stroke earlier this week and had been hospitalized.
Stan, 94, and Joan, a former hat model, were married 69 years and had two children together, Joan, known as J.C., 67, and Jan, who passed away three days after her birth.