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Re: Fw: WBZ overnights
Lou was a class act. He and I used to rib the heck out of each other in
Lawrence, he did the morning shift and hotline on WCCM while I was news
director there and did morning news for WCCM and CGY (CGY was on tape).
I just couldn't remember the shift he had on BZ just prior to his death.
I remember he got into real trouble on BZ when he criticized the Catholic
Church for something and he was eventually replaced by Peter Meade.
On Wed, 05 Jul 2000 18:02:01 +0000 firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> He most certainly did. I believe that he died of throat
> cancer, and he carried on even when he was almost unable
> to speak! I guess that many people would put that under
> the heading of incredible courage. However, having lived
> through my wife's death from leukemia in 1988, I think
> that, in many cases, such behavior is more a matter of
> just putting one foot in front of the other and trying
> to carry on as normally as possible for as long as
> possible. Carrying on is certainly a damned site better
> than dissolving into self pity, and I think it says a
> lot about a person's character.
> > Did Lou Marcel (Al St. Onge) do overnights on WBZ just prior to
> > death?