England started with the CBS affiliate in October 1972 and is credited with being the first first person in history to use Doppler radar to issue weather warnings to the public. He also made a cameo appearance in Steven Spielberg’s “Twister” and has a bust honoring him as one of Oklahoma’s “100 Heroes and Outlaws” celebrating the state’s first hundred years.
The station put up a web page inviting viewers to leave their comments for Gary. You can click here to view Gary’s tribute page. The page also hosts several videos of various local celebrities and co-workers offering their congratulations to England. You can watch one starring evening anchor Kelly Ogle as well as a video the station made for England’s 35th anniversary after the jump:
Here’s a promo the station did for his 35th anniversary:
Below is one video of many posted to the station’s page for Gary. This one features anchor Kelly Ogle offering his congratulations: