TV editor Sheila Amos dies at 63

Received Emmy noms for 'Cheers,' 'Mad About You'

Sheila Amos, an Emmy-nominated editor, died peacefully of leukemia in her sleep July 11 at Benedictine Hospital in Kingston, N.Y. She was 63.

Amos received Emmy noms for her work on "Cheers" in 1991 and "Mad About You" in 1995. Credits also include sitcom "Frasier" and the 2005 feature "The Thing About My Folks," starring Paul Reiser and Peter Falk.

Raised in Merrick, N.Y., Amos and six others founded the Downtown Potters' Hall on Mercer Street in New York's Soho neighborhood. She moved to Los Angeles in the mid '70s and began her editing career.

In 2007, Amos moved to Woodstock, N.Y. in 2007, where she worked for rock and roll photographer Elliott Landy and reviewed films for the Woodstock Film Festival.

Survivors include her sister-in-law Iris Geik and niece Johanna Geik.
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