WGN Channel 9 - The Nine O'Clock News - "Farewell, Frazier..." (1985)
To Mark the 30th Anniversary:
Here's a segment from The Nine O'Clock News on WGN Channel 9 from the day of Frazier Thomas' death at the age of 66. Denise Cannon reports.
Features scenes from Garfield Goose and Friends, Family Classics and Bozo's Circus / The Bozo Show, as well as the specials "Sailing the Seas of Columbus" and "Legends of Arthur the Phantom King". Also seen are Roy Brown (Cooky the Clown), Joey D'Auria (Bozo #2), Pat Hurley (Mr.), Al Hall (Producer), and Bob Bell (Bozo #1)
Frazier was survived by his wife Anne (who passed away in 2000), daughter Kitty and son Jeff. A memorial service was held on Saturday, April 6th 1985 in Wilmette, IL.
"And so for the last time...bye, boys and girls..."
This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, April 3rd 1985 during the 9:00pm to 10:00pm timeframe.
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