Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Prozzo, David Passed Away Peacefully the Evening of Sept. 27

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Prozzo, David Passed Away Peacefully the Evening of Sept. 27

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Prozzo, David passed away peacefully the evening of Sept. 27, 2017 at Alexian Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri at age 94. He was the only son of Alice Sealock (Beaver) and Ralph Prozzo. He was born in Peoria, Ill and died 1 day before the 36th anniversary of his mother's death at age 101. He was preceded in death by 1 half-brother and 6 half-sisters. He grew up in Peoria and Havana, Ill and for a while he and his mother and step-father lived in a railroad boxcar provided by the railroad serving the coal docks in Havana, Ill, He was a teenager at the time and they moved from relative to relative during the depression. He received his radio engineer license at Valparaiso Technical Institute, and started his first job at WGAL Radio in Galesburg, Ill. in early 1946. He went on to work at WMBD Radio in late 1947. Then he moved on to WISC-TV in Madison, WI in the mid 1950's. …

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