Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 08:55:39 :
Thursday, August 15, 1974
SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) – Memorial services will be held tomorrow for Louis S. Simon, area vice president of Group W television stations.
Simon, 58, who died of a heart ailment yesterday at Children’s Hospital, began his broadcast career with San Francisco radio station KSFO in 1945.
He was named general sales manager of KPIX-TV in 1948 when the station first went on the air. Ten years later he became the station’s general manager and in 1968 he was named Group W area vice president.
Simon is survived by his widow, Gladys, and two children, Deborah and Robert. The family home is here.
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