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'Uncle Paul' Dead At Age 78

Posted December 24, 2002 5:29 a.m. EST

— A man many people in the Triangle used to wake up to, and a longtime member of the WRAL-TV 5 family, died early Tuesday.

"Uncle Paul" Montgomery had been in declining health for a number of years. He hosted the "Uncle Paul Show" from 1961-1981.

Montgomery was a noted jazz musician and composer. He is survived by his wife, Camilla and two daughters.

"Uncle Paul" was 78 years old.