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Hickey, Raymond

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A 1976 graduate of Bethpage High School. A volunteer for the Bethpage Fire Department since 1976, Raymond was a videotape editor and he worked on highlight package and opening segments spots for CBS Sports during the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France and for NBC Sports during the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. As reported by CBS Sportscaster, Pat O'Brien, "an editor in the picture business is very important. He had a lot of energy. A tireless worker, he would sit in the room all night long. He was meticulous".

Raymond also edited the 1993 World Figure Skating Championship in Prague, Czech Republic. He was under contract for the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. He worked on ABC Monday Night Football opening segment featuring country and western singer, Hank Williams Jr, which earned him the International Monitor Award in 1990 for best editor.

Raymond also produced and directed "FDNY: Brothers in Battle", a documentary about New York City Fire Department in action. The documentary aired on A & E Network in April 1992.

Raymond died of cancer, September 23, 1993. He was survived by father Raymond, mother Florence, brother Brian, sisters Mary Truelson and Loretta Petronzi. From the BETHPAGE TRIBUNE , October 1-7, 1993.

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