sportscaster Gary Drapcho has died, according to a statement posted online on April. 15, 2020.
Our hearts are broken at Erie News Now as longtime sportscaster and friend Gary Drapcho passed away Wednesday morning.
Gary had suffered from cardiac problems over the past few years and had a reoccurrence recently.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
Erie Sports Now Anchor Gary Drapcho Passes Away https://t.co/WixGovJO6Z
— Erie News Now (@ErieNewsNow) April 15, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
There was no better friend to the ESC than Gary Drapcho.
Even after decades covering sports at the highest levels, he was always excited when we brought him something new or unique. He was part of our team and we could never forget him. Thank you, Gary. We will miss you deeply. pic.twitter.com/bGrQamaCiv
— Erie Sports Commission (@VisitErieSports) April 15, 2020
The loss of Gary Drapcho is expressed by Gary Manchel, Joe Spano, and Marty Schaetzle pic.twitter.com/v2XohIVph6
— Mercyhurst Lakers (@HurstAthletics) April 15, 2020