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Eau Claire Resident & WEAU Television News Anchor John Froyd Dies Aged 89


John Froyd was known to be a well-known TV journalist who used to work for WEAU Television news channel has passed away on Saturday 3 December 2022 in Santa Rosa, California. The Former Anchor was 89 years old at the time of his death. His family, friends & followers are posting about him on social media and showing their love for him. In this article, we will tell you about his life, family, career, age, wiki, biography, & death Cause.

Eau Claire Resident WEAU Television News Anchor John Froyd Dies

Who Was John Froyd?

John Froyd was born on 12 august 1933 in Minneapolis, Minnesota in their childhood he used to play several sports such as football, basketball, and tennis. When he was 5 years old he moved to Deephaven with his family and started living near Lake Minnetonka with them. Where he used to live with his parents and his 3 brothers in the house made by his grandfather.

After Completing his schooling he attended the University of Minnesota to complete his graduation but after that, he was drafted as a medic for U.S. Army in Germany during the Korean war. After coming back from Germany he attended St. Cloud State University and earned a B.A. degree in history and also speeches there.

John Froyd Career and Wiki Bio

At the beginning of his career as a DJ at KFAM radio in St. Cloud, Minnesota. At stations in Green Bay, Wisconsin Rochester, Minnesota; and Tomah, Wisconsin, he later held the posts of news director and announcer. He also made many friends with several Green Bay Packers football players when he was there. After some time he started producing educational television programs and also worked as an anchor and news director for KCMT/KNMT in Alexandria, Minnesota in 1971.

He spent years growing that department and worked to provide high-quality news programming to central and northern Minnesota. John had also interviewed the vice president of America. Then he joined WEAU in 1991 and worked there till 1998

After getting retirement in 2000 he started living with his wife and 2 children and to be nearer to their family they relocated to Northern California in 2012.

According to the sources he was an active member of Kenwood community church and he used to play golf every day. He also loves to read books and spend time with his grandchildren. John’s fans and supporters are expressing their sympathies for his family on social media. Talking about his death cause, it is not disclosed yet by his family but according to some rumors he was ill for a long time and got died at age 89. A memorial service will be held in Kenwood, California by his family


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