John Van Obituary, Death – It is with great sorrow that we learned about the death of John Van, who died recently according to a report from online sources. The death news has caused a lot of reactions on social media which has caused family and friends to mourn. Every beginning of life always leads to its natural conclusion. One of the accomplishments of human existence is the leaving of memories behind, and although life itself is just temporary, memories can often last a lifetime. We learned about this death news through a user on social media, the statement reads below.
It is with great sadness we share that our long time friend and coworker John Van Pelt has passed away. John was a dedicated Field Correspondent for WeatherNation for 9 years, covering hundreds of severe weather events. From hurricanes to winter storms to severe weather, John was an integral member of our team. He had an incredible passion for reporting accurate conditions and preparedness information from the field. John was a regular at the Kennedy Space Center, covering numerous satellite and rocket launches for WeatherNation. John was one of the kindest, funniest people, who always kept us smiling and laughing, with an incredible dedication to his work and family. We will miss you dearly JVP.
John started his career in radio as a part-timer at several stations in Raleigh, NC while in high school and college. His first fulltime job took him to Myrtle Beach, SC, where in 1979, he went through the preparations for and coverage of Hurricane David as it raked the Grand Strand. That spurred his interest in severe weather and disaster preparedness. After returning to Raleigh and NC State University, he continued in radio for several years, before becoming a Macintosh consultant, specializing in digital audio and video creation & editing. Becoming an Amateur Radio operator for the specific purpose of joining the National Weather Service Skywarn volunteer program, he was involved in several ‘World’s Firsts’, with the first 24/7 wireless mobile weather webcam in 1999 and the first 24/7 mobile wireless weather station in 2001.
From hurricanes, with the help of fellow Ham, Danny Musten, John initiated the first Internet Radio Linking Project (voip) report to the National Hurricane Center, with a portable ham radio from Hurricane Lili, in 2002. He also originated the first EchoLink (voip) hurricane report from a vehicle-based laptop and wireless AirCard, from Hurricane Wilma to the NHC in 2005. He worked as an on-air consultant, with CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and numerous local TV affiliates during hurricane season from 2002-2005 and was the on-camera weather conditions consultant for MSNBC’s coverage of the Space Shuttle’s Return to Flight mission in ’05. In 2007 and 2008 he was Energizer’s national spokesman for their ‘Plan. Prepare. Protect’ initiative, supporting family preparedness education through school and children’s club visits with “The Bunny”, national satellite media tours, appearing in millions of households from the National Hurricane Conference and online content creation.
John Van’s Cause Of Death
In some cases where death hoaxes are being spread through and across social media platforms, we will indicate if the deceased is dead or alive While announcing the passing of the deceased, the cause of death was not stated at the time of this report. Many are wondering what might have caused the situation surrounding this death. At this time we are yet to verify the reason that might have caused John Van’s passing.
Burial Arrangements And Obituary
Funeral and burial services for John Van will be held in accordance with the family’s previous announcements regarding funeral and burial arrangements. The departed person’s family and loved ones will, at the proper time for them, make announcements regarding the specifics of the obituary, funeral, and life celebration when the time comes. We will make every effort to keep you informed about the most recent developments on these issues.
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