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Hugh Downs, perhaps best remembered for his two-decade run on ABC’s 20/20, has passed away at the age of 99. He was also the co-host of NBC’s Today Show from 1962-71. Here he is in December ’62 on location in Key West with a story about Ernest Hemingway:

RIP He woke us up on TV. He put us to bed on TV. He took us adventure journeys, mind games, and displayed a calm demeanor that might not survive today on TV. Ohio native Hugh Downs, once the most ubiquitous face on television has died at 99. In Arizona. Heart ailment.

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Hugh Downs. We heard from his family that Hugh passed away peacefully yesterday at his home in Scottsdale surrounded by his family at the age of 99. We are preparing a “Remembering Hugh” story which we will share soon.

We celebrate the life of our former 20/20 co-anchor, legendary newsman and friend Hugh Downs after his death at age 99. We are grateful for his signature mark he left on our broadcasts and in our homes.

Friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Hugh Downs.

Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.

This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.

More details have not been released about this death. We are still working on getting more details about the death, as family statement on the death is yet to be released.

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