Longtime KYW/Philadelphia Anchor Don Lancer Dies
April 25, 2011 at 5:06 PM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime CBS RADIO News KYW-A/PHILADELPHIA news anchor DON LANCER, who died TODAY of cancer at the age of 68, the station has reported.
LANCER, who worked at WOLF-A/SYRACUSE, WIFE-A/INDIANAPOLIS, and WKBW-A/BUFFALO before joining KYW, anchored on KYW for 37 years until his 2008 retirement, although his voice continued to be heard in ads on the station.
Relatives and friends are invited to LANCER's funeral mass at MOTHER OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE CHURCH in KING OF PRUSSIA, PA on THURSDAY (4/28) at 11a (ET), with viewings WEDNESDAY 6-8a at the BACCHI FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY in BRIDGEPORT, PA and THURSDAY 10-10:50a at the church. Burial will be private at CALVARY CEMETERY in LOWER MERION TOWNSHIP. Contributions in lieu of flowers are being accepted in LANCER's memory by WORLD WIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER, c/o TONY AND CATHY WITCZAK, 30 Sullivan Rd., WAYNE, PA 19087.