Fred “Mr.” Rogers Dies at 74

28 Feb 2003 /

Mr. Rogers died yesterday at age 74. His death was announced by — honest to god — Mr. McFeely, aka family spokesman David Newell.

Other recent arrivals to Mr. Rogers’ underground neighborhood include:

  • Vera Hruba Ralston, ice skater & actress, 79
  • Curt Hennig aka “Mr. Perfect”, pro wrestler, 44
  • Ron Ziegler, White House press secretary (Nixon administration), 63
  • Kid Gavilan, boxer, 77
  • Johnny Longden, jockey, 96
  • Johnny Paycheck, country singer, best known for his 1977 hit, “Take This Job and Shove It,” 64

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