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WSAR, Fall River, Massachusetts Personality Hector Gauthier Dies

Longtime Fall River, Massachusetts radio personality Hector “Happy Hec” Gauthier died on Fridayim (11/25) after a brief illness at the age of 80. Gauthier had been the host of the “Bristol County Breakfast Club” on Bristol County Broadcasting’s WSAR-AM for more than four decades. Gauthier began working at WSAR in the 1960s. During his career with the station he served as program director, general manager, news reporter, production director, account executive, and copy writer. In 2000, Gauthier was named Radio Broadcaster of the Year by the Massachusetts Broadcaster’s Association. Read the Herald News story here.