Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003) was an American educator, Presbyterian minister, songwriter, author, and television host. Rogers was most famous for creating and hosting Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968–2001), which featured his gentle, soft-spoken personality and directness to his audiences.
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... Rogers was diagnosed with stomach cancer in December 2002, not long after his retirement ... Rogers died on the morning of February 27, 2003 at his home with his wife by his side, less than a month before he would have turned 75 ... Speakers remembered Rogers' love of children, devotion to his religion, enthusiasm for music, and quirks ...
... Idlewild and Soak Zone, an amusement park near Rogers' hometown of Latrobe, Pennsylvania has an attraction called "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood of Make-Believe" featuring ... The planetarium show "The Sky Above Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" is a computer-animated adaptation of the television show for preschool-aged children ... Museum of Pittsburgh had Welcome to Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood installed as a permanent exhibit in 2004 ...
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