Former San Francisco Radio/TV Personality Art Finley Dies
August 10, 2015 at 5:08 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of SAN FRANCISCO TV and radio personality ART FINLEY, who died AUGUST 7th of a heart attack while walking back to his home in VANCOUVER, BC at 88, according to the SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE/SFGATE.COM.
FINLEY (born ART FINGER) started his career at KXYZ-A/HOUSTON before serving in WORLD WAR II; he then worked in NEW YORK before hosting children's shows as "Mayor ART" on KOVR-TV/STOCKTON, CA and KRON-TV/SAN FRANCISCO. He also produced and hosted public affairs programming for KRON.
On radio, FINLEY hosted and anchored at KGO-A and KCBS-A/SAN FRANCISCO, XETRA-A/SAN DIEGO, WNIS-A/NORFOLK, and CKNW-A and CJOR-A/VANCOUVER. He retired in 1995.