Cleveland's Van Lane Dies
October 6, 2010 at 4:25 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of veteran CLEVELAND broadcaster VAN LANE, who died SUNDAY (10/3) at 89, according to WEWS-TV/CLEVELAND.
Born MORRIS SCHECHTER, LANE hosted shows and provided horse racing reports to several CLEVELAND stations in the 1950's and 1960's, including hosting shows on WEWS-TV and calling CLEVELAND BARONS minor league hockey on the old WDOK-A. He later went into sales and management at BOOTH BROADCASTING and UNITED BROADCASTING and consulted WELW-A until his 1989 retirement.