Gary LaPierre, who for decades anchored morning newscasts on top-rated Boston radio station WBZ (1030), has died, the station announced Monday.
LaPierre was 76, according to a story posted on the station’s website.
LaPierre “passed away peacefully on Monday at home on the North Shore,’’ WBZ said. In a tweet, the station said LaPierre died because of complications from leukemia.
For almost 44 years, Gary LaPierre's legendary voice greeted New Englanders to start their day.— WBZ NewsRadio (@wbznewsradio) February 4, 2019
Gary passed away peacefully earlier today due to complications from leukemia. He died at his home on the North Shore, surrounded by his loving family. He was 76. pic.twitter.com/LWM1pSfHdd
A poem for my friend and my mentor, Gary LaPierre, who has passed away. pic.twitter.com/miRHuEKicN— Carl Stevens (@carlwbz) February 4, 2019