Longtime Maryland Public Television journalist Lou Davis has passed away.
Davis, a fixture at the Maryland General Assembly legislative sessions, was also a former reporter for ABC2 News.
Anchor Jamie Costello recalled him as a “tremendous husband, father and friend.”
“His work is in libraries and colleges. And to those who were honored to work with him, we will remember what he taught us. We loved the man,” Costello said.
Maryland journalists and politicos took to social media Tuesday to share their memories.
— Charles Robinson (@C3Newsman) August 2, 2016
Rest in Peace to one of the class acts in our business Lou Davis
— Robert Lang WBAL (@Reporterroblang) August 2, 2016
— Scott MacMullan (@smacmullan) August 2, 2016
Davis's funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Congregation Kol Shalom, 1909 Hidden Meadow Lane, Annapolis, followed by the burial at Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery, 1911 Forest Drive, Annapolis.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to Kol Shalom and Save a Child's Heart.