The longtime anchor of KTVU Channel 2 News’s 10 p.m. program, Leslie Griffith, passed away on Wednesday, the station announced.
According to KTVU, Griffith, a resident of Tomball, Texas, passed away in Lake Chapala, Mexico. According to a relative who spoke to the station, she had been living in Mexico since 2016.
When asked for comment, KTVU didn’t get back to us right away.
She quit in 2006 and has since written for The Huffington Post and The Chronicle,
among other publications. Leslie R. Griffith wanted to give young women a leg up in their pursuit of higher education and careers,
so she endowed the Woman in Courage Scholarship in her name in 2005.
Griffith worked as a journalist for the AP and The Denver Post before becoming a news anchor.
According to KTVU, a family member said Griffith had been affected by Lyme disease since she was bitten by a tick in Oregon in 2015.
It is unknown, however, whether or not the disease played a role in her death. If you are interested in all this type of latest news so you can visit TheActiveNews.Com.