Quacker Factory Founder Jeanne Bice Dies

On Friday, less than two months after announcing that she had uterine cancer, Quacker Factory founder Jeanne Bice passed away. Jeanne first appeared on QVC 16 years ago, in 1995. Quacker Factory’s notice of her death says that Jeanne “loved QVC.  Everything about it.” And QVC–and its customers–loved her right back.

Dialing With Pencils reader Joan N. writes:

Oh, I am so sorry about Jeanne’s passing. I quacked quacked a lady in grocery store yesterday when I spotted her pants. I will always cherish the sweater she made in honor of my Shih Tzu dog. Now I’ve lost 2 friends. My thoughts and prayers are with Angel and the family. Joan Nutter

Quacker Factory suggest that donations in Jeanne’s memory be made to Feed the Children, Jeanne’s favorite charity.  You might want to do some research though before sending in your check.

Feed the Children is currently under criminal investigation.  The charity’s founder was fired in 2009 after after its board of directors discovered he had hidden microphones in three executives’ offices and has also been accused of taking bribes and hiding pornographic magazines at the charity.  Read more about Feed the Children.

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14 responses to “Quacker Factory Founder Jeanne Bice Dies

  1. MaryLou Schlichtig

    Jeanne started a movement of love all across this country and her legacy will live on. She was a sweet, witty, lovable woman with a heart of gold and I just wish I could stop crying! God bless her family and Angel.

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  3. Both my Husband and myself are sending our prayers & condolences to her family, her QVC family and the world has lost a precious Lady…
    I beat that horrible cancer in 1989 and have been cancer free 21 yrs. now. My heart just goes out to her family, it’s such a Horrible, Mean disease.
    Please ladies have your well check up yearly, even though it’s is not fun, (none of us like that part of our exams) but we can stay on this Earth with our families as long as we can….It’s so hard for one to see our loved one die with cancer.
    God Bless you Jeanne and rest in Jesus Arms now!
    Sincerely,
    Helen T. A Quacker!!!!

  4. prayers out to the quacker family.

  5. Angie Bookhart

    Jeanne Bice still lives. She’s starting her new life in heaven

  6. Melody Feddeler

    I will miss her greatly…if I having a bad day she would make me smile even when it was most difficult….she wil be a beautiful angel of heaven with her rhinestones and beads and baubles…always beautiful…will miss her greatly….she was an inspiration to all…..I learned a lot from her about perseverance, going on in hard times and picking up yourself and finding the good and she sure did just that…..my heart aches for her family, her qvc family, all the qqackers and Angel…..god bless you angel as I know you are grieving dearly….jeanne sure loved you and still does….go on in her honor…..Melody

  7. Judy Tritschler

    I just read about Jeanne Bice. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family. She was an
    outstanding woman on QVC and I’m sure in her own life. She uplifted everyone that listened to her. She always had a smile and a good word to say about anything and anyone. She was lovely. I will miss seeing her on QVC, but will always remember the times I had listening to her on TV.
    May God Bless her family and friends.

  8. Gone but never forgotten

  9. Joy Misenhimer

    I watched Quacker Factory for many years and have lots of Jeanne’s clothes – but what I liked most was the love and encouragement she always gave her audience and her models and all who came in contact with her – I grieve for her suffering and I will miss her sweet smile – may the Lord strengthen and bring peace to Jeanne’s family, friends , associates and to all her “quacker ladies” God Bless all Joy

  10. i will miss jean very much. No one can get you as enthused about quacker factory. Quack quack

  11. i can not bealive that such a bright light as jean is gone from us.this saddens me much, always loved her on qvc.but i know she is quacking it up in heaven right now. love tammy

  12. We have all lost a very dear friend. Jeanne had a contagious smile that brightened your day when you saw her. I never personally met her but always watched her on QVC. She was always so up beat and like a shining star to everyone and you couldn’t be in a bad mood when watching her. May ou rest in peace, Jeanne.Love you!!!! Ann

  13. I was so sorry to hear of Jeanne’s passing. She was a joy to watch and made me laugh and appreciate life with her upbeat attitude. She won’t be forgotten Love Patti

  14. glenda woodland

    i too have many quacker products and will miss her

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