Obituary of Hugh Downs

Hugh Downs

Hugh Malcolm Downs (born February 14th, 1921 in Akron, Ohio) 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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    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Downs, Hugh Malcolm
    • Common Name: Hugh Downs
    • Birth Name: Hugh Malcolm Downs
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him/his
    • Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, U.S.
    • Birth Date: February 14, 1921
    • Age: 99 (at death)
    • Category/Genre: TV Personality

    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Insider Secrets @
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Ruth Shaheen (married 17 February 1944-28 March 2017, her death)
    • Father: Milton Howard Downs
    • Mother: Edith Downs (née Hicks)
    • Sons:
      • H.R Downs
    • Daughters:
      • Deirdre Downs

Death Notice:

Category Tags:

TV Personality American Born on February 14th Born in 1921 Born in OhioDied in 2020Died from 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 Hugh Malcolm Downs still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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