Rod Wood Death: Former NewsChannel 9 anchor, Rod Wood dies aged 81, Cause of Death

Rod Wood Death – Cause of Death: Former NewsChannel 9 anchor, Rod Wood dies aged 81.

Legendary NewsChannel 9 anchor, Rod Wood died on Sunday, December 12, following a courageous battle with cancer. Wood was recently diagnosed with an aggressive cancer, his family said.

Wood had just retired in November 2020, after 44 years with NewsChannel 9.

The announcement of the legendary news anchor’s death on Tuesday was flooded by heartfelt tributes and condolences across social media.

“We’ve lost a legend, a friend and the heart and soul of the ⁦⁦@NewsChannel9. We learned today of the passing of Rod Wood. He helped so many aspiring TV reporters, anchors and yes even meteorologists,” Chief Meteorologist-WSYR Syracuse, NY, Jim Teske tweeted.