Broadcast journalist Angelo Castro Jr., 67, dies after long bout with lung cancer

ABS-CBNNews.com reports that veteran broadcast journalist Angelo Castro, Jr., 67, died after "a long, courageous fight against lung cancer." The World Tonight anchor died on Thursday, April 5, at the St. Luke’s Medical Center. The report noted: "He was with his wife, June Keithley, their son, Diego, and other family members."

Angelo Castro, Jr., 67, was one of the most distinguished newsmen in the country.

 

ABS-CBNNews.com reports that veteran broadcast journalist Angelo Castro, Jr., 67,  died after "a long, courageous fight against lung cancer." The World Tonight anchor died on Thursday, April 5, at the St. Luke’s Medical Center. The report noted:  "He was with  his wife, June Keithley, their son, Diego, and other family members."

 

Angelo Castro, Jr.’s son, Diego, says his father’s death was a "peaceful" one. ANC’s Tony Velasquez also revealed that the late The World Tonight anchor always worked on crossword puzzles before he went on camera.

 

ABS_CBNNews.com said, "Castro joined ABS-CBN in 1986 when it reopened after the 1986 EDSA revolution. Since that time, he has been our boss, mentor, top anchor, colleague, friend and leader in many ways."

 

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