Johnathan Rinzler has basically confirmed what every Boba Fett fan has wished for - that Bobba did not die in the Sarlacc Pitt in Jedi. Many fans have felt that the character didn't deserve to die in such an ignomius way.
The trouble of course is no one really knew Boba was going to become considered such a 'cool' Star Wars character. This author think's he's over rated for one.....
Any ways Rinzler did an Ask Me Anything on Reddit and this is the answer he gave about Boba Fett's survival:
"Yes, he does. I have been in meetings with George where he confirms that Fett survived. If it comes from George then it’s true!"
And if you don't believe the man who is one of the team in charge of recording the history of the Star Wars films, I have documented proof Boba lives: