Longtime Cedar Rapids Sportscaster Bob Brooks Dies At 89
June 27, 2016 at 11:49 AM (PT)
BOB BROOKS, the voice of CEDAR RAPIDS, IA sports for several generations, passed away SATURDAY (6/25) at 89, according to the CEDAR RAPIDS GAZETTE.
BROOKS, most recently at Classic Hits KMRY-A-K226BO (CLASSIC KMRY)/CEDAR RAPIDS anchoring two afternoon sports reports, was best known for his work at KCRG-A (now KGYM-A) and KCRG-TV, calling UNIVERSITY OF IOWA sports and high school football. He started at WSUI-A in 1943, then was at KCRG in 1949-76, KHAK in 1977-2000, and finally at KMRY in 2000 through shortly before his passing.