Vibrant TV icon dead at 71
NEW ORLEANS- An icon of television in south Louisiana died Monday, media here reported.
Frank Davis, 71, had been on local TV for three decades before he retired in 2011. He and his wife moved to Texas to be closer to family after he was diagnosed with Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy, a rare autoimmune disease.
WWL TV, where Davis was most known for his reporting, said on its website the disease "robbed him of the use of his arms and legs."
Davis' flare was obvious on TV during his fishing and hunting report and his popular "Naturally N'Awlins" segments.
Davis also wrote books and had a line of cooking products.
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