Creator of “Gilligan’s Island” and “Brady Bunch” passes away

Creator of “Gilligan’s Island” and “Brady Bunch” passes away

Sherwood Schwartz, the television genius who created “The Brady Bunch” and “Gilligan’s Island” — and wrote the theme songs for BOTH shows — has passed away.

Schwartz won an Emmy for his work as a writer on “The Red Skelton Show.”

Schwartz also served as a script supervisor on “My Favorite Martian” and as a writer and producer of “Harper Valley PTA.”

Great niece Robin Randall says Sherwood Schwartz died at 4 a.m. Tuesday surrounded by his family. He was 94.