Sunday, November 25, 2007

Chicago Journalist John Drury dies at 80

Veteran Chicago journalist John Drury died in his home Sunday November 25 at the age of 80. He had Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Drury was the face of WLS Channel 7 evening broadcast news for decades in Chicago. Drury retired in 2002 after 40 years as a news man. He won an additional Chicago Emmy in 2003 for his news report, "9/11/02 The New Homeland.
He was one of the great ones. Mr. Drury will be loved and missed by journalists everywhere, especially in Chicago.

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