Mid-Michigan: Newsmakers July 10, 2007




Bay City Times:

If you live in the Thumb, chances are you knew Tom Meyer, or at least his voice. Meyer, who spent four decades as a radio broadcaster in Bad Axe and served three terms as a Republican state representative, died Monday. He was 65. ''I grew up knowing Tom Meyer, he was the voice of the Thumb,'' said Rep. Terry Brown, D-Pigeon, who was elected to Meyer's 84th District seat last year. Meyer, first elected in 2000, left due to term limits. The district represents Tuscola and Huron counties. Brown said Meyer used to announce sports games when Brown played high school football. Later, they both volunteered with Special Olympics... Voice and representative of the Thumb, Tom Meyer, dies at 65 (Tue, 7/10)

Huron Daily Tribune:

He introduced himself to the Thumb over the airwaves with his booming but friendly voice. He showed his pride in the Thumb as a state legislator for three terms. He displayed his dedication to the Thumb as he openly talked — and listened — to anyone who approached him. He exhibited his deep care for the Thumb as he volunteered for various causes. He is Tom Meyer, and those who knew him best would say he’s been one of the best allies the Thumb area could ever have. Meyer died Monday at the age of 65... Local legend leaves us (Tue 7/10)







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