Garry's death is especially troubling for his sister Penny Marshall
, who the producer turned into a star by casting her in "The Odd Couple" before signing her up to star with Cindy Williams
in "Laverne & Shirley."As reported by The National ENQUIRER
, Penny had been relying on her wealthy brother to keep the peace as her family battled over her money as the ailing actress/director fought various illnesses.