Gary Nickerson Death: Former News Director of Y95-CJLS has Passed Away

The Yarmouth community is in mourning following the unexpected demise of Gary Wayne Nickerson, the former News Director of Y95-CJLS. Known for his dedication to journalism and his profound impact on those around him, Nickerson’s passing has left a void that will be deeply felt.

Who was Gary Nickerson?

Gary Nickerson was more than just a newsman; he was an integral part of the Yarmouth community. As the former News Director of Y95-CJLS, he dedicated over four decades to reporting at this station, earning him the admiration and respect of both his peers and the public.

His award-winning journalism and unwavering commitment to truth and integrity made him a revered figure in the media industry. His passion for his profession was evident in his work, making him a role model for aspiring journalists.

What Happened to Gary Nickerson?

Nickerson’s sudden passing came as a shock to his loved ones and the entire Yarmouth community. His absence will undoubtedly be profoundly felt by all who had the privilege of knowing him. Today, our hearts are heavy, and our thoughts are with Gary’s family and friends as they navigate this difficult time.

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It’s a sad day in the community today. Local media will never be the same with the passing of Gary Nickerson. His days on CJLS making sure the news was first and foremost in the minds of listeners, his time spent moderating local events, especially political forums, his occasional television appearances where I had the pleasure of working with him and of course Outside My Window podcasts. His commitment to keeping us all informed always seemed to be his passion. He leaves behind a legacy that will not be forgotten. Condolences to his family and friend.

How did Gary Nickerson die? What was the Cause of his Death?

At this time, the cause of Nickerson’s death remains undisclosed. As we honor the family’s need for privacy during this challenging period, it is crucial to remember the man Gary was and the indelible mark he left on his community and the field of journalism.

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When I first trained at CJLS, we had to build the newscast on the weekend. Gary Wayne Nickerson trained me how to put together a news report, and the fundamentals on delivering it. I’ve talked over and over about how much I learned from him. I’m grateful to have worked with Gary before he retired. Thinking of his family and friends 💔Rest easy Gary 🙏🏼

Gary Nickerson Obituary

Today, we mourn the loss of Gary Wayne Nickerson, a stalwart in journalism and a cherished member of the Yarmouth community. His dedication to his profession and his commitment to serving his community have left an indelible legacy.

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As I approach 54 years of age, I can honestly say I’ve met some pretty awesome people and many of them have become friends. One such individual was Gary Nickerson. I was proud he was a coworker many years ago at CJLS, he taught me a lot about reporting local news. After I jumped into politics, he was always knowledgeable and a gentleman with his interviewing. After his retirement I know he was missed by his listeners, but popped up here and there for special events and doing some long form reporting with Quinn on Outside my Window. Gary, you will be missed by your family, friends and your community. May you rest in peace and look over us!

Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends during this difficult time. As they navigate the path of grief, may they find comfort in the memories of Gary and the profound impact he had on those around him.

In remembering Gary Nickerson, let us honor his legacy by upholding the values he held dear: truth, integrity, and a commitment to serving the community. His life and work serve as a testament to the power of journalism and its role in shaping our society.

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