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Former KDKA-AM Writer, Bob McCully Dies At 88

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(Photo Courtesy Of McCully Family)

(Photo Courtesy Of McCully Family)

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A well-known figure in Pittsburgh entertainment, radio and advertising died Sunday morning.

Bob McCully was best-known as one of the writers for radio personality Rege Cordic whose “Cordic & Company” morning drive broadcast was a hit on KDKA radio in the late 1950s and 1960s.

McCully died Sunday morning at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, at age 88.

McCully also wrote and appeared in dinner theatre productions in the Pittsburgh area with personalities like Joe Negri and Esther Lapiduss. He performed at places like Beck’s Charter Oaks, in the South Hills.

McCully, a native of Mount Lebanon, was a veteran of the Navy. He was also the long-time director of marketing, at Ketchum.

He is survived by two stepsons and a niece.

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