- January 5, 1942 - April 10, 2017
- Los Angeles, California
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“I remember our early days together at 524 west 57 LovePhyllisdI
1 of 7 | Posted by: Phyllis Bosworth - New York, NY
“David had a first class mind....a wry sense of humor...and a great curiosity about just about everything. He was never dull.....that's for sure. We...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Elaine Perkins - Los Angeles
“(cont'd) David loved being a mentor and came to it naturally. He also loved introducing people to things for the first time. The Johnny Carson...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Martha Spanninger - New York, NY
“To David's family: I want to add my name to what I'm sure is a long list of people who's lives your dad touched. He was an important friend and...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Martha Spanninger - New York, NY
“Dear David-- I will always remember your presence as big, formidable and memorable. You were smart, witty and mischievous-- and demanded the best of...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: stephanie drachkovitch - CA
“Dear Megan and Family, So sorry to hear of your father's death. He will be in our prayers at st. Paul's in Franklin all week. Love, Ann
6 of 7 | Posted by: Ann Van Dervoort - Franklin, TN
“Dear David,I so enjoyed working with you and Jamie our show ar 44 blue. I also enjoyed your wonderful sense of humor and friendship. You were truly...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Kris Ostrowski - Palms verdes,, CA
David Lowe, Jr., the son of the late David Lowe and Dorothy Brown died peacefully on Monday, April 10th, after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson's Dementia.
A two-time Emmy award winning producer and director, David started his career at CBS News, leading to seven years at 60 Minutes. He produced many notable segments including Johnny Carson, Vladimir Horowitz and Mikhail Baryshnikov. He created TV specials for NBC including Dear Mr President & Johnny Goes Home, which lead to the TV series TV's Bloopers and Practical Jokes. Over his 50 year career he produced, wrote, directed and created various series, specials and programming for all the major networks, as well as the History Channel, Animal Planet, Discovery, A&E & Nickelodeon. As a respected professional, David also worked as a consultant and educator.
He was a true friend and mentor to many and his greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends, especially his beloved grandchildren. As a father and grandfather he always encouraged, inspired and guided them to embrace life and to pursue their passions.
He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-two years, Alice Faughnan Lowe, his children Dave, Ted and his wife Leah, Megan and her husband Paul Waddell, and Monica and her husband Kirk Scott, his grandchildren, Devin Waddell and Liam Lowe, his mother Sue Davidson Lowe and sister Ellen Lowe.
Visitation will be held at Forest Lawn, Glendale, on Tuesday, April 18 from 5pm to 9pm. Funeral services will be held at the Wee Kirk o' the Heather Church, Forest Lawn, Glendale at 2pm, on Wednesday, April 19.