WGBH Alumni Loose a Dear Friend: Bill Heitz, BU Class of ’57-’58

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Bill Heitz, who helped teach amateur antique enthusiasts about etiquette for Home & Garden Television, won Emmy awards while producing for NBC, and once was tear-gassed while directing coverage of the 1968 Democratic Convention, died of cancer, Thursday, Aug. 29, in his home. He was 66 and had run his own video production firm since the early-1980s.

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