Lee Clow Says Guy Day Made Him Sane

By Matt Van Hoven 

Yesterday brought news of Chiat\Day founder Guy Day’s passing. He was 77, and according to a statement from TBWA\Chiat\Day, Mr. Day died due to natural causes in his sleep on Saturday, Jan. 16.

A quote from Lee Clow, chief creative officer and global director media arts, “Guy made me sane while Jay made me crazy. He taught me a lot of things &#151 like how to understand Jay. I probably wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for Guy.”


Guy is survived by his wife Annette, daughter Colleen, sons Bill and Cameron and four grandchildren. A private family ceremony will be held through the Neptune Society.

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