NRG/Kearney, NE GM John McDonald Dies
June 2, 2009 at 5:19 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends condolences out to the friends and family of long-time NRG MEDIA/KEARNEY, NE GM JOHN MCDONALD who died suddenly on SUNDAY morning (5/31). MCDONALD had recently returned to work after undergoing lung surgery. He was 63.
JOHN MCDONALD started his career at KGFW-A in 1968, and was elevated to Manager in 1974. He was previously Chairman of the KEARNEY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, and also served as President of the NEBRASKA BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION, GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL FOUNDATION, KEARNEY HIGH BOOSTER CLUB, and KEARNEY AREA BASEBALL ASSOCIATION. In 2000, he was inducted into the NEBRASKA BROADCASTERS HALL OF FAME.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11a on THURSDAY (6/4) at HOLY CROSS LUTHERAN CHURCH.