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Edward Colucci, 74, passed away September 12, 2003. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on April 15, 1929 and lived in Pasadena for 45 years. He had a lifelong career working in the radio and television industry. He was a cameraman at all the major network studios and later worked as a radio engineer at KLAC radio. After retiring from KLAC he began Colucci Sports Broadcasting and did sound & engineering at Santa Anita Racetrack. He also did contract work for professional sports teams at Staples Center, the Forum, Coliseum, and Dodger Stadium doing sound and engineering until his death. He served as a sergeant in the Korean War assigned to the 223rd Medical Division. He served as an usher at St. Rita’s Catholic Church in Sierra Madre. For many years he was also the sports writer at the Sierra Madre News.  He wrote a weekly column called "Behind the Wire."

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carole, of Pasadena: son David (Kris) of Alta Loma; daughter Leslie (Pat) Ross of Glendora; daughter Gina (Terry) Bensinger of Westlake Village; his sister Mary Apuzzo of Arcadia; and preceded in death by his brother Ralph. He adored his seven grandchildren, Christopher, Michelle, Scott, Derek, Dean, Eric, and Brandy.

Vigil will be 7:00 PM, Tuesday September 16 at Cabot & Sons in Pasadena, Calif. Mass will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, September 17 at St. Rita’s Catholic Church in Sierra Madre, CA.


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