Darrell Eastlake has died

27/10/2018 Posted by admin

Sports broadcaster Darrell Eastlake has died, aged 75.

He died on Thursday morningin a nursing home on the NSW Central Coast after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

Darrell Eastlake, in his prime.

Eastlake, who was intrinsically linked to Wide World of Sports, worked in television and radio for more than 40 years.

Fairfax commentator Peter Fitzsimmons was one of many colleagues who have paid tribute to Eastlake on social media.

He tweeted: “Long remembered for his State of Origin calls, and his outcries of “What a HUGE man,” during weight-lifting at Commonwealth Games. Feel privileged, to have worked with him. Vale.

Mr EastlakebattledAlzheimer’s disease and emphysema since 2010.

#BREAKING: Legendary sports announcer Darrell Eastlake has died aged 75. #9Newspic.twitter出售老域名/VFnuaWxdry

— Nine News Australia (@9NewsAUS) April 18, 2018

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