George Barr, 83, at the Stratford General Hospital on August 24. Barr worked at CFCH Radio in North Bay and was Vice President of Sales for CFRB Radio in Toronto for 21 years. He then became General Manager of CJCS Stratford for 12 years, retiring in October of 1992. Barr also sang professionally.
Dr. Joy Browne, 71, on Saturday, August 27. Browne’s long-running talk show was most recently syndicated by Genesis Communications Network. She began in talk radio in Boston but launched nationally from WOR Radio New York in the early 1990s. A licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Joy Browne was ranked at #25 on the Talkers magazine 2016 Heavy Hundred – The Most Important Radio Talk Show Hosts in America.