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WBRZ viewers react to anchor John Mahaffey's passing

8 years 1 day 13 hours ago Friday, April 22 2016 Apr 22, 2016 April 22, 2016 10:35 AM April 22, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Former WBRZ News 2 anchor John Mahaffey died overnight following a blood clot that happened after a Thursday surgery.

Mahaffey led the WBRZ news team during the Golden Years of TV - from the 1970s until he retired in May 1999. He is remembered as being a personality that held the news team together and brought life to the already lively news industry.

Viewers from around the Baton Rouge area took to social media to share their memories of Mahaffey.

Watch for more on Mahaffey's legacy on all Friday editions of WBRZ News 2 starting at noon when former anchor Margaret Lawhon and reporter Bob Courtney join the program to talk about memories of Mahaffey. If you have a fond memory, leave it in the comment sections below.

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