Inside Jerry Lewis' Final Years: 'It Was Hard to See Somebody You Love Start Breaking Down'

Even in his last years, Jerry Lewis had the biting humor he built a career on.

Lewis died Sunday at the age of 91 from cardiac disease but his agent of 30 years, Jeff Witjas, tells PEOPLE even though his health declined his humor stayed intact.

“It was tough to see him get older, because at the end he couldn’t walk as well and he was in a wheelchair,” Witjas tells PEOPLE. “I never saw Jerry as fallible or vulnerable too much, he always exuded a certain strength and charisma. At the...

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