Category: Obituaries

Kenneth Anderson, 75, lighting director and production manager

Kenneth Anderson

One of his first gigs was as a lighting director at Boston’s WGBH for its signature series, The French Chef starring Julia Child. He met Bill Aucoin there, Kiss’ former manager who helped catapult the band after its formation in 1972. | Read more.

In: Obituaries, WGBH 2

Mike Foti, former Director of Engineering

Mike’s contributions to WGBH modernized systems and launched new services, including centralcasting and the integration of New Hampshire Public Television’s master control within WGBH’s operations. | Read more.

In: Obituaries

Valerie Gunderson, 59, budget director

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Jon Abbott: It is with great sadness that we share the terrible news that our colleague Valerie Gunderson has passed away. Valerie was a key member of the ’GBH family for more than 25 years. | Read more.

In: 2010s, Obituaries

Pierre Capretz, 89, French in Action creator

Pierre Capretz

Pierre Capretz, the Yale University French professor who created the quirky and at times controversial WGBH language-learning series French in Action, died April 2 at 89. | Read more.

In: 1980s, Obituaries, WGBH 2

Mary Feldhaus-Weber: Her theatre, films, and graphic work

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Mary Feldhaus-Weber — she of the soft, light voice, twinkling, teasing eyes and mischievous smile — is no more. She passed away at dusk, as Magic Hour drew to a close, on Sunday, October 6, 2013. | Read more.

In: 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, Obituaries, People, Reminiscences, WGBH 2
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