Karl Lorencic, 91, Engineer Across Four Decades

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Karl and his family immigrated to the US in 1965 when he received a job offer from WGBH-TV. He worked as a WGBH engineer for many years, working on programs including The French Chef with Julia Child, Boston Pops, Masterpiece Theater and many, many more.

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Sherry Jones, Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker, dies at 73

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Sherry Jones, an Emmy-winning documentary producer who wedded investigative reporting with dramatic visuals, crafting television films that explored foreign affairs, American politics and national security issues, died Feb. 14 at a hospital in Washington. She was 73.

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David Mugar, 82, Philanthropist

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David Mugar, a Boston philanthropist and the man behind the annual Fourth of July Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, died Tuesday night at the age of 82.

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We Remember

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As one year gives way to the next, GBH would like to remember members of the GBH family whose deaths we sadly marked in 2020.

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Claire Mallardi, 91, Dance Workshop Choreographer

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During some four decades of teaching at Harvard, Ms. Mallardi helped pioneer the recognition of dance as an academic discipline at universities nationally, where before the pursuit had been almost solely the province of conservatories and schools for the performing arts.

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