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FRYDENBORG, KORT M. Kort Martin Frydenborg, 71, a longtime resident of Guilford, died peacefully at Connecticut Hospice on April 24. Kort was born on April 7, 1943, in Brooklyn, New York, to Clarence and Onerva Joki Frydenborg. He is survived by his wife Katherine, son John Frydenborg of North Branford, stepson J. Garth Rodgers of Guilford, stepdaughter Kara Rodgers of Boston, MA, brothers, M Lans (Kay) Frydenborg of York, PA, and Russell (Robin) Frydenborg of Tallahassee, FL. He was predeceased by his first wife, L Jean Morris Frydenborg. An acting/directing major at the University of Miami and Rollins College, Kort worked through college as a radio disc jockey. He began his professional television career as an announcer/news anchor at WFTV, Orlando in 1964. Joining WTNH, New Haven in 1978, he directed, photographed and edited award winning series and documentary specials. As an independent producer beginning in 1987, he continued to create educational, informational and entertaining programs. He was the winner of the Connecticut Commission on the Arts Film and Video Award in both 1989 and 1990. Funeral service will be held in Christ Episcopal Church, 11 Park St, Guilford, at 11 a.m. Friday May 2. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Christ Episcopal Church, 11 Park St, Guilford, CT 06437 or CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd, Branford, CT 06405. Arrangements in care of the Guilford Funeral Home, 115 Church St, Guilford. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit: www.GuilfordFuneralHome.com
Published in The New Haven Register on Apr. 27, 2014
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