Bruce Schwoegler: Wikipedia| Is still alive| Is married| Obituary

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For 33 years Bruce Schwagler was a top-rated broadcast meteorologist and science reporter at WBZ-TV.

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He was part of the long-running eyewitness news team along with anchors Jack Williams and Liz Walker and sportscaster Bob Lobel.

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That entire team is in the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame. Throughout his career, Bruce respected his ability to simplify and teach complex technical issues to broadcast viewers and others.

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He won New England’s first Emmy Award for Outstanding Meteorologist and is the recipient of several honors

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including recognition for a prime-time global warming television special and the American Meteorological Society (AMS) National Outstanding Broadcast Meteorologist Award.

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Bruce’s first book was called Weather and Energy and he won awards for being an expert in energy education.

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He also wrote for print media and was an environmental columnist for United Press International for three years.

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He also worked for the Associated Press, and his column Weatherwise and Others became popular around the world.

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Schwoegler, the top-rated forecaster and science reporter at the station for 33 years, died Thursday, his family said in a post on their Facebook page

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According to the post, he had experienced aphasia in his later years.

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The station said in a story on its website that Schwagler was 80 and covered the infamous 1978 Blizzard for WBZ.

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According to his profile in the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame, Schwoegler was part of the eyewitness news team along with anchors Jack Williams and Liz Walker.

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He left the station in 2001, The Boston Globe reported at the time. According to its website, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2014.

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Yes, Bruce Schwegler was married. The identity of his wife is Barbara Schwagler.