WXXI Remembers the late Gilbert McCurdy with a special broadcast.

WXXI Remembers the late Gilbert McCurdy with a special broadcast.

Sat, 02/27/2010 - 5:30pm

Pictured: Gilbert McCurdy

Credit: Rochester Business Journal

In memory of Gilbert  G. McCurdy, who passed away on Tuesday, February, 16, 2010 at the age of 87, WXXI will air an archived episode of The Rochester I Know series featuring Mr. McCurdy.

The Rochester I Know: Gilbert G. McCurdy airs Saturday, February 27 at 5:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable1011 and 11).

In the half-hour episode, taped on November 10, 1983, Mr. McCurdy reminisces about growing up on Barrington Street in Rochester, attending School No. 23, and taking the Park Avenue trolley. He also shares stories about his grandfather and father, the opening of McCurdy’s department stores and Midtown Plaza, and his work as chairman and chief operating officer of the family business.

The Rochester I Know, produced by WXXI, was a weekly series recorded in the 1980s that featured Rochester citizens recounting fascinating stories about Rochester.

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McCurdy

Rick Steves, please. Isn't there something else you could cancel? NAG