Sylvia Chase

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Sylvia Chase in 1983 prior to a flight in a military plane for a 20/20 segment

Sylvia Belle Chase (February 23, 1938 – January 3, 2019) was an American broadcast journalist. She was a correspondent for ABC's 20/20 from 1978 until 1985. She left to become a news anchor at KRON-TV in San Francisco; in 1990 she returned to ABC News in New York.

Chase was born in Northfield, Minnesota.[1] She studied at University of California, Los Angeles. Chase, who was diabetic, died in Belvedere, California on January 3, 2019 from brain cancer, aged 80.[2]

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  1. Jay Sharbutt (December 11, 1985). "Chase Quits '20/20' For Anchor Post At Kron-tv". Los Angeles Times.
  2. John King (January 6, 2019) [January 5, 2019]. "Sylvia Chase, former KRON news anchor and award-winning TV journalist, dies". San Francisco Chronicle.