Category: Obituaries

Dave Norton, 65, Director of Physical Plant


Dave was the heart of our physical plant operations, and that brought him into contact with hundreds and hundreds of ’GBHers. I share your deep shock at losing this valued colleague so suddenly. | Read more.

In: Obituaries

Ted Conant, 89, filmmaker


Ted worked on several special projects for WGBH under the direction of then President, Hartford Gunn, and for a time was the Manager of WGBX-TV, Channel 44. | Read more.

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Ben Wattenberg, 81, author and host


Ben Wattenberg, a neoconservative author and host of a nationally syndicated talk show on public television, died June 28 in Washington, D.C. He was 81. | Read more.

In: 1990s, 2000s, Obituaries, WGBH 2

Frank Lane, 74, Cameraman and Studio Engineer


My dear father, known as Frank to his ‘GBH family, passed away over the weekend. I always loved hearing his work stories (Zoom, the news, the Pops on the Esplanade, the BSO, The French Chef with Julia Child, This Old House, The Victory Garden…the list goes on). | Read more.

In: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, Obituaries, WGBH 2

Don Quayle, 84, NPR’s first president

Don Quayle

The first president of National Public Radio has died. Don Quayle was 84 years old. He had a long career in public broadcasting — both television and radio. | Read more.

In: 1960s, 1970s, Obituaries
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