Sat. Apr 1st, 2023

The workforce at KARE 11 are paying tribute to sports activities producer Andy Trowbridge, who died this week on the age of 35.

The Twin Cities’ NBC affiliate reviews that Trowbridge died all of the sudden on the weekend following “a brief sickness.”

He had been with the station for nearly 15 years, first beginning as an intern within the sports activities division earlier than changing into a producer for KARE’s weekend and weeknight sportscasts, “Vikings Additional,” and Randy Shaver’s “Prep Sports activities Additional.”

Shaver – who employed Trowbridge as an intern – paid an emotional tribute to him on Tuesday night’s newscast, saying: “Andy was candy, type, considerate, humorous, the type of one that could possibly be your lifelong buddy. And he was.”

Jana Shortal, host of KARE 11’s Breaking The Information, tweeted: “Andy made us higher. Each single day. We’re heartbroken to lose him. Hug your folks – fly with the angels Andy.”

Shaver’s son, former KARE 11 sports activities reporter Ryan Shaver, stated Trowbridge – affectionately generally known as “Stump” – had “the most important coronary heart.”

“So many occasions he lifted me up once I was down. He was direct however empathetic. Delicate however all the time sarcastic. I miss our weekend conversations once we had been the one two folks within the sports activities workplace,” he wrote. “I’m so grateful to name you a buddy. You by no means didn’t verify in or rejoice the large moments. I respect it greater than you understand.”

His obituary states he was dwelling in Ham Lake on the time of his dying. He’s a graduate of Anoka Excessive Faculty and gained a level in journalism from the College of Minnesota.

“Andy liked all sports activities, touring together with his associates and loved each minute of his profession. He will probably be dearly missed,” it says.

His household is requesting donations be made to the Randy Shaver Most cancers Analysis & Group Fund in lieu of flowers.

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