Death – Obituaries : (MARKET NEWS) – Family and friends are mourning the death of Gene London , host of a long-running, Philadelphia local children’s show, Cartoon Corners, who died January 19, 2020 at the age of 88.
Gene London was the host of a long-running, Philadelphia local children’s show, Cartoon Corners. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he was tall, slender, had dark hair and a soft-spoken manner.
Beloved 1960s host of Philadelphia children’s television, Gene London, has died. He was 88. https://t.co/qIGrJbIiPm
— KYW Newsradio (@KYWNewsradio) January 22, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on what caused the death of Gene London . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
It’s with heavy heart that I share that Gene London has passed. Gene showed the importance of being true to yourself and to always explore your imagination. In 2016 Gene and I had a wonderful chat @wxpnfm that cemented my admiration for this amazing man.https://t.co/nm9t7UCmli
— DJ Robert Drake (@DJRobertDrake) January 21, 2020
Of all the kid’s shows I watched as a youngster, Gene London’s was my favorite. He had such a kind, comforting way about him, and his storytelling was second to none. I loved watching him draw, too. Plus, he played The Beatles’ music on his show. A lot. RIP. Gene.
— Andre Gardner (@andregardner) January 21, 2020
R.I.P. Gene LONDON, b. Eugene Yulish (1931-2020), American children’s television presenter. He was the host of a long-running, Philadelphia local children’s show, Cartoon Corners (a.k.a. The Gene London Show). @genelondon pic.twitter.com/7BAdi0KQ7m
— In__Memoriam (@In___Memoriam) January 21, 2020
— Irene Snyder (@IreneSnyderTV) January 22, 2020
Another piece of our childhood is gone. Rest in Peace Gene London. Say Hello to Our Gal Sal, Capt. Noah, Chief Halftown, Wee Willie Weber and Al Alberts for us. 😞@jackybambam933
— Michele Higginbotham (@MichMrsH) January 21, 2020
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