Obituary of Hugh Downs

Hugh Downs

Hugh Malcolm Downs (born on February 14th, 1921) was a TV-Personality who was best known for being on various news shows. Hugh may have died on July 1st, 2020 and his death was reportedly because of issues due to his old age (heart failure). He was 99 years old.

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    • Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Downs, Hugh Malcolm
    • Common Name: Hugh Downs
    • Birth Name: Hugh Malcolm Downs
    • Gender: Male
    • Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, U.S.
    • Birth Date: February 14, 1921
    • Age: 99 (at death)
    • Category/Genre: TV-Personality

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Ruth Shaheen (wife, married 17 February 1944-28 March 2017, her death)
    • Father: Milton Howard Downs
    • Mother: Edith Downs (née Hicks)
    • Siblings:
    • Children:
      • Deirdre Downs (daughter)
      • H.R Downs (son)

Death Notice:

  • Date: July 01, 2020
  • Place: Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Heart failure

Quotable Quotes:

"Faith is taking the first step, even when you don'ts ee the whole staircase."

"If you build it, he will come."

Is he dead or alive? According to our unconfirmed records, Mr. Downs has passed away.

Related Links:

Wikipedia.org: Hugh Downs
IMDB.com: Hugh Downs

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Last Updated: 2020-12-11 08:33:04
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