Some sad news this morning. Ed Brandon passed away peacefully last night. As many of you will remember, Ed served our community for many years. He will be missed. pic.twitter.com/t6c8eOUnSt— Tim Heller ABC13 (@HellerWeather) August 22, 2018
Chief Meteorologist Tim Heller wrote, "Some sad news this morning. Ed Brandon passed away peacefully last night. As many of you will remember, Ed served our community for many years. He will be missed."
ABC13 anchor Tom Koch tweeted, "Sad news @abc13houston our longtime weatherman Ed Brandon died last night at the age of 75. He was one of the nicest guys I ever met."
"Our dear friend and longtime ABC13 Weatherman Ed Brandon passed away peacefully in his sleep last night. His warm demeanor and tender soul touched us all, and his presence here will be deeply missed. Ed's contagious laugh and ability to make us do the same made him one of the most popular TV personalities this city has ever seen. Rest in peace, Ed," Meteorologist Travis Herzog wrote.
Dave Ward posted a photo on his Facebook page writing, "Ed Brandon was truly like a brother to me. Our bond extended thru our careers and beyond. He will be missed my me and the entire city. Ed, we will always love and miss you, brother."
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Ed's brother Burt Branstetter tells us, "Ed was the sweetest guy I ever knew and loved his Channel 13 family."
Ed played a prominent role on Live at Five, and Eyewitness News at 6 and 10pm, alongside anchors Dave Ward, Shara Fryer, Gina Gaston, Melanie Lawson, Art Rascon, Sports Director Bob Allen and Action 13's Marvin Zindler.
Ed will be greatly missed by friends, family and many Houstonians whose lives he touched. A public memorial service is being planned.
Sad news @abc13houston our longtime weatherman Ed Brandon died last night at the age of 75. He was one of the nicest guys I ever met.— Tom Koch (@TomKochABC13) August 22, 2018
Here is our former chief weatherman with chief meteorologist @HellerWeather #ABC13 pic.twitter.com/dIeDDBzmSR
Such sad news. I watched #ABC13 Weatherman Ed Brandon as a little girl growing up & grew to love him even more when I interned at the station during college. May he Rest In Peace. #RIP #Houston #weather pic.twitter.com/mGD0ZMAeVw— Samica Knight (@SamicaKnight13) August 22, 2018