Don Metivier Passes
April 9, 2007 at 5:46 AM (PT)
DON METIVIER, longtime Upstate NEW YORK radio host and journalist, died FRIDAY at GLENS FALLS Hospital. METIVIER's was a familiar voice on local radio stations WWSC and WCKM. He was a reporter for the local morning and afternoon newspapers, the GLENS FALLS TIMES and THE POST-STAR.
He left THE POST-STAR in 1980 to become editor, then publisher, of Ski Racing Magazine, where he covered two more Olympics, in LAKE PLACID and SARAJEVO. In 1988, he opened Media Matters, an advertising and public relations firm. He is survived by his wife, LARAINE, three daughters, four sons, and 18 grandchildren.