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One of the pioneering driving forces behind The Second City passed away Thursday.
Sloan has held several roles with the comedy powerhouse and has been with The Second City for every year of its 50-year history except for one. According to her bio on the web site, Sloan was retired from day-to-day operations, but still contributed to the life of the theatre as Producer Emeritus.
"It was Joyce Sloane who held (Gilda) Radner's hand when things got tough," according to the Tribune.