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Garrick Utley
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Utley on May 14, 2012
Born
Clifton Garrick Utley

(1939-11-19)November 19, 1939
Died February 20, 2014(2014-02-20) (aged 74)
Occupation Television journalist
Known for Work at NBC News, PBS, ABC News and CNN
Spouse(s) Gertje Rommeswinkel (m. 1973–2014; his death)

Clifton Garrick Utley (November 19, 1939 – February 20, 2014), better known as Garrick Utley, was an American television journalist. He was best known for reporting about the Vietnam War and was one of the first full-time television correspondent covering the war on-site.

He was born in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from Westtown School in 1957 and from Carleton College in 1961.

Utley died after a long battle with prostate cancer on February 20, 2014 in New York City, New York. He was aged 74. He was outlived by his wife Gertje Utley (née Rommeswinkel).


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