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At the suggestion of several Community members, this thread is in place to provide somewhere to share news of deaths within the broadcasting community. Please share your obituary news here, preferably with links to funeral home sites or news articles and with as much information as you can offer about the career of the deceased.
Gregory Zigmont, of the Cleveland area’s WKHR. (Not to be confused with Toronto’s Ziggy on AM 740. http://obits.cleveland.com/obituaries/cleveland/obituary.aspx?n=gregory-g-zigmont-ziggy&pid=173029545&fhid=13776.
Also the legendary Carl Reese, aka Captain Carl. Started his radio career in the 1940s. http://www.cleveland.com/obituaries/index.ssf/2014/11/carl_reese_cleveland_radio_leg.html
Longtime Lexington broadcaster Ray Holbrook dies; he also was voice of Blue Grass Airport
Elbridge “Elby” Hooker, engineer at WBET and Channel 7 (WNAC/WNEV/WHDH) Boston:
Rush Limbaugh “Chief of Staff” Christopher “Kit” Carson passes at 58. http://www.allaccess.com/net-news/archive/story/137664/longtime-rush-limbaugh-staffer-kit-carson-dies
Gary Owens, he played the announcer on Laugh In and also held a number of radio jobs:
Dave McLaughlin, a long-time Master Control Engineer at WHDH-TV Boston passed away suddenly on Monday 10/24/16. I worked with him for many years, he was a great guy to work with, who went way too soon. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/bostonglobe/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=182111631
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