(WXYZ) - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of former Channel 7 News Director, Phil Nye.
He passed away at 87-years-old.
Phil recently worked for public television in Shelby Township.
We last saw him here at Broadcast House reuniting with Bill Bonds and others at the retirement party for Diana Lewis.
Phil was here shaping our news department in the early days.
Friends and colleagues are sharing loving thoughts on social media.
Some of the comments refer to him as a "super leader," "a true talent" and a "wonderfully compassionate human being."
Visitation will take place Monday, March 24 from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home in Farmington Hills. The memorial service will start at 1:00 p.m. on Monday.