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Ralph McQuarrie, artist, and the first person hired by George Lucas to conceptualize the Star Wars universe, passed away this weekend at age 82. Ralph also created the concept art for other famous adventure films, including Back to the Future, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. See a few of his most memorable Star Wars paintings brought to life in this gallery.

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