Len Raff, one of the longest-serving employees of CBS News and CBS
Evening News, died early Thursday morning of pancreatic cancer. He was 82.
A World War II veteran, Raff joined CBS in 1949 as a projectionist. After
becoming film editor, he traveled extensively with Evening News,
cutting award-winning stories for Douglas Edwards, Walter Cronkite and Dan
Raff is survived by his daughter, Susan, a grandson and a new granddaughter.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at New York's
Riverside Memorial Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that
donations be made to the American Cancer Society.