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1 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

2 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Mrs Donna Delinski still lives a cross the street. She prizes Hyle's hybrid double irises he shared with her before leaving Lawerence Park! ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Sincere sympathy to our precious and beloved neighbors the Richmond family. Your mom and dad both made my childhood memorable with tv celebrity...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Sarah Delinski Osborne - Erie, PA

“On air, Hyle was reliably old school but what a dynamic reporter downtown. Nothing got in his way. I worked for WWYN/WLKK radio in the 70s and saw...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Wayne Smith - Wattsburg, PA

“To Hyle's family:Very sorry to read of Hyle's passing. He was first a competitor, then a mentor, then a dear friend. I always enjoyed covering...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Jeff Pinski - Fairview, PA

“Dear Hyle's Family,I was very sorry to learn of Hyle's death. I knew him throughout much of my career as a prosecutor and judge. He was a good man,...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“To Hyle's family: I worked at WICU-TV in the late 60's and always had great regard for Hyle. He was a super nice guy and always nice to everyone....Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Patty Kennedy Hanes - Fairview, PA

“I'm very sorry for the family's loss. He was a really nice man and a great neighbor. ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: John Rambish - Erie, PA

“I will always have fond memories of Hyle as a top newsman. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Georgina Cantoni - Duluth, MN

“Vance:My sincerest sympathy and condolences to you and the family. He and I always enjoyed talking with each other when he lived in LP. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Charles Curtis - Erie, PA

“A local legend! When I was quite young, Mr. Richmond and his family moved in down the the street from us in the Lake Cliff area of Lawrence Park,...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Emily Osiecki Zielinski - NY

“So sorry for your loss. He was always interested in any sport his kids were involved with in high school. He used to watch us play basketball at...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Roger Hackett - Erie, PA

“I remember watching Hyle on the Erie news. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: mary davis - erie, PA

“Sincere condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of Hyle Richmond. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Suzanne Csop - Erie, PA

“Vance, Kim and families, Please accept my sympathy on the passing of your dad. Having lost my dad 8 years ago, I know the pain and emptiness you're...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Jim Infantino - Erie, PA

“I grew up watching Hyle on WICU. He was such a talented and wonderful man. I am sorry for your loss and praying for your family during this period of...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Craig J Heuser - Erie, PA

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Hyle was born on October 2, 1926 and passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017.

Hyle was a resident of Indiana at the time of passing.

After graduating from Bennett High School in Buffalo in 1944, Richmond enlisted in the U.S. Army.

A family memorial service is pending later this summer, followed by internment in Erie.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to The Planetary Society at https://secure.planetary.org/site/SPageNavigator/supportprojects.html.