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Today is ‘Loren Nancarrow Day’ in San Diego

lorennancarrow_croppedThe San Diego City Council has proclaimed January 28, 2014 to be “Loren Nancarrow Day.”

Nancarrow, a former anchor for San Diego FOX affiliate KSWB, died December 28 after battling cancer for almost a year.

“He advocated for the environment long before it was fashionable and taught a generation of television viewers and readers to be good stewards of our land, sea, and air,” said Councilwoman and former KGTV reporter Marti Emerald as part of her tribute to Nancarrow’s 30-year career in San Diego.

His family has set up a donation fund to help pay for a new rooftop healing garden at Scripps Radiation Therapy Center in San Diego. Click here more info.

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Longtime San Diego Journalist Loren Nancarrow Dies

nancarrow_croppedLoren Nancarrow, former anchor for San Diego FOX affiliate KSWB, died Saturday night after a battle with brain cancer.

Nancarrow’s family posted the news to his facebook page, “Just after 6:30 this evening, our husband, father, friend and hero, Loren Nancarrow, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family.”

Nancarrow had been diagnosed with brain cancer in February.

On Nancarrow’s blog, his daughter Hannah wrote about her father, “Loren Alan Nancarrow, longtime San Diego TV icon, organic gardener and conservationist, passed away Saturday, December 28, 2013 at the age of 60, following a courageous 11 month battle with brain cancer. Loren is survived by his wife, Susie, their son (Graham, 25) and their two daughters (Hannah, 24 and Britta, 20) and the love of an entire city. To his family, his friends and to the San Diegans that love him, he was larger than life.”

You can read his daughter’s reflections about her father on his blog by clicking here.