Jack Hanna— the famed and beloved animal professional — is battling with Alzheimer’s illness … and his household says it is progressed “a lot quicker in the previous couple of months.”
Jack’s three daughters — Kathaleen, Suzanne and Julie — made the sad announcement Wednesday and mentioned he is “now not in a position to take part within the public life as he used to” … largely partly to the actual fact the illness progressed quicker than anybody may have anticipated.
The women added, “Despite the fact that Dad is now not in a position to journey and work in the identical manner, we all know that this infectious enthusiasm has touched many hearts and can proceed to be his legacy.”
Jack, in fact, devoted his life to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium since he first arrived in 1978 to function the director … till retirement from that function in 1992. He’d go on to develop into a spokesperson for the zoo and even launched into a tour — from late-night reveals and past — with among the most unique animals.
Jack’s daughters wished to additionally let followers know that whereas their dad’s well being has deteriorated rapidly, they’ll guarantee everybody their dad hasn’t misplaced his humorousness. And, to drive house their level the women mentioned, “And sure — he nonetheless wears his khakis at house.” ❤️