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Former ABC News President Bob Benson 
Former Vice President of ABC News Bob Benson (Robert G. Bengtson) passed away on January 19, 2017. He had a long and distinguished radio career. Bobís career spanned many areas of Radio from disc jockey to covering news and sporting events to management. Of all the national and international events he attended and covered, he often said his most memorable moment was a private audience with Pope John Paul II.

Bob Benson
Former ABC News Anchor Mary Margaret Myers
Former ABC News Anchor Mary Margaret Myers has passed away. Mary Margaret Myers spent 17 years as a news reporter and anchor at ABC Radio News. She was on the air the night John Lennon was killed. Her resume includes time as a reporter for New York's WCBS-AM (880) and as News Director for the original WKTU, as well as time with WIBG-AM and WCAU-TV in Philadelphia. Myers passed away following a battle with cancer. (October 2010)
Mary Margaret Myers
Former ABC News Anchor Murphy Martin
Former ABC News Anchor Murphy Martin passed away on July 3, 2008 just hours before his 83rd birthday of complications of heart disease at UT Southwestern University Hospital. His broadcasting career began in Lufkin, Texas in the early 1940's. He joined WFAA-AM in Dallas in 1961 and joined ABC-TV in February 1963 to anchor the network's late night news program. He also spent time in the 1960's as an anchor for ABC Radio. Murphy Martin spent time as the late Bill Beautel's co-anchor of the 11:00 news on WABC-TV in New York and later anchored WABC Radio's Newscope before returning to Texas in 1967. Murphy Martin was inducted into the Texas Radio Hall Of Fame in 2006.

Murphy Martin
Former ABC News Anchor Keeve Berman
Former ABC Contemporary News Anchor Keeve Berman passed away on May 18, 2008 at a nursing home in Pembroke Pines, Florida. He was 71. He was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer about a year ago. He died as a result of a bllod clot traveling to his brain. He was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. His career included stops at KQV, WEDO and WTAE in Pittsburgh, as well as WOR New York and ABC Radio News. 

Keeve Berman in 1966
Former ABC News Anchor Bill Beutel
Long Time ABC News acnhor Bill Beutel passed away at his home in Southern Pines, NC. on Saturday, March 18, 2006 at the age of 75. In addition to his work on the ABC Radio Networks, Beutel also was a long time News Anchor at WABC TV in New York. Beutel closed WABC's nightly newscast for more than 30 years with his trademake signoff "Good luck and be well," In 1975, Bill Beutel also hosted ABC-TV's predecessor to Good Morning America, AM America. He stepped down in 2001, continuing to report for the network for another two years. He reported frequently from overseas.

Bill Beutel in 1978
Former ABC Radio Network President Wally Schwartz
We're sorry to report the passing of former ABC Radio Network President Walter A Schwartz. Schwartz passed away in Boynton Beach, Florida on December 14, 2005. He began his career in radio with WWJ in Detroit and then moved to New York where he became General Manager of WABC. In 1967, Wally was named President of the ABC Radio Network. During his administration, ABC adopted its unique four network programming plan which transformed the organization into the nation's largest and most profitable network. In 1972 he was named President of ABC Television where he oversaw the ABC Television Network, ABC Sports and ABC Entertainment.