When Danny Swope started in our engineering department, Lyndon Johnson was president, McHale's Navy was a Top 10 TV show, and our news department consisted of only seven people.
Danny, manager of engineering operations, retired Wednesday after nearly half a century with Channel 13. Here's been here since November of 1964 - almost 48 years.
We're really gonna miss Danny around here.
With Danny gone, ABC13 Anchor Dave Ward becomes the longest-lasting employee.
Danny and his wife, Suzanne, are going to travel and spend more time with their grandkids.
We all wish them the very best.