Fran Fisher, Longtime Radio Voice Of Penn State Football, Dies At 91
May 14, 2015 at 1:06 PM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former longtime PENN STATE football announcer FRAN FISHER, who died early TODAY (5/14) at 91.
FISHER was the color commentator for NITTANY LIONS football on the PENN STATE RADIO NETWORK in 1966-69 and handled play-by-play in 1970-83 and 1994-98. He also served as Assistant Athletic Director and Executive Director of the NITTANY LION CLUB before his 1988 retirement, and continued to host the school's football and basketball coaches' show "NITTANY LION HOT LINE" for several seasons. Before joining PSU, FISHER worked at WHJB-A/GREENSBURG, PA and WKVA-A/LEWISTOWN, PA.
The PENNSYLVANIA ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS inducted FISHER into its Hall of Fame in 1997.