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Theodore R. 'Ted' Jaffee

Theodore R. 'Ted' Jaffee

Theodore R. "Ted" Jaffee, a veteran broadcaster whose career in both local radio and TV spanned nearly 40 years, died Monday from complications of a stroke at Aston Gardens, a Naples, Fla., assisted-living facility.

The former Lutherville resident was 92.

"Ted was probably the classiest person I ever worked with. He was the consummate professional," said Johnny Dark, legendary Baltimore radio personality, who worked with Mr. Jaffee at WCAO.

"There was no ego, and he was warm and friendly. When I think of the word 'class,' Ted comes to mind," recalled Mr. Dark.

The son of a maintenance engineer and a homemaker, Mr. Jaffee was born and...