From Etan Vlessing of The Hollywood Reporter:
Link: Canadian cable TV pioneer Israel “Sruki” Switzer dies at 87
Canadian cable pioneer Israel “Sruki” Switzer, who built and consulted on cable systems from the U.S. to Hong Kong and New Zealand during the 1970s and ’80s, died of a heart attack on Wednesday at his winter home in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was 87. Continue reading.