Carol Duvall Death – 97-year-old Carol Duvall born on January 10, 1926 passed away in Traverse City, Michigan. She was the host of the long-running show The Carol Duvall Show on HGTV. According to the New York Times, which published an homage to the star on Thursday, the crafts queen was pronounced dead on July 31 in Traverse City, Michigan, at the age of 97. Her family confirmed her passing to the newspaper.
American TV host passed away
After beginning her career on local television stations in Grand Rapids and Detroit, Michigan, Duvall went on to build a career that spanned ten years and led to her becoming a nationally renowned figure on arts-and-crafts series broadcast on ABC and HGTV. Duvall is most known for her work in these programs. Others reminisced about how much they had enjoyed watching the show over the years, referring to Carol as a “legend,” and requesting that the network air an extended version of the program in her honor.
Her career in television got its start in 1951 at WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids, where she hosted a show geared toward young audiences. She relocated to Detroit and began working at WWJ-TV, where she held a variety of positions over the course of 18 years, including that of news anchor, co-producer, and host of her first craft-oriented show, Here is the actress Carol Duvall.
In addition to that, Duvall was a regular contributor to the craft segments of the Lifetime series Our Home and Handmade by Design. In her illustrious career, she tried her hand at a wide variety of artistic endeavors, ranging from rubber stamping and needlework to jewelry making and quilting. Additionally, she frequently incorporated activities for children.
Pamela Whiting Lally posted on Facebook about Carol Duvall that “One of my childhood inspirations for making things, Carol Duvall, has passed away at 97. She was on local TV in Michigan long before there was HGTV. I loved to watch her show on the weekend or on days I was home sick. She taught me many crafting skills. RIP, Carol.”
Carol Duvall obituary and funeral arrangements will be released by family members
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