Fred Baetz was born in New York City to parents Nancy and George on August 15th, 1941. He passed away in Bellingham WA, August 22nd 2023 at age 82.
Fred was a cameraman for most of his life, as well as a producer of multiple tv shows in the 70s. He was most proud of the Warner Bros 50th Anniversary Special, where he was able to meet one of his idols, James Cagney.
Fred always loved Christmas with family. He loved buying presents for everyone, loved going to the movies with family, and visiting New York and D.C. Some of his favorite pastimes were watching and talking about classic Hollywood Movies and spending time with loved ones, especially at a BBQ or out at a restaurant.
Fred leaves behind his sisters Margeret and Patricia, his sons Sean and Christopher, as well as Daughters in-law April and Robin. He will also be missed by his grandchildren Rowan, Killian, Madalyn and Kyle, and his ex-wife and dear friend Vicki Southworth. He was pre-deceased by his parents Nancy and George, and wife Wanda Fuller.
His loved ones describe Fred as happy, easy going, and humorous. Witty, loving, charismatic, and a storyteller who could talk to anyone. He will be remembered for his smiling face, stories of Hollywood, and the love he had for all his family.