Category: Obituaries

Conrad White, 80, Stage Manager, Colleague, Friend

At the 2000 WGBH Reunion

Mr. White was in the studio audience for a WGBH show called “Folk Music USA” when he inquired about volunteer opportunities at the station and wound up with a new career. | Read more.

In: 125 Western Ave., 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, Obituaries, Staff, WGBH 2

Dave Norton, 65, Director of Physical Plant

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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

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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.

In: Obituaries

Ben Wattenberg, 81, author and host

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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

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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
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