With his soft Tennessee accent, boyish charm and genuine interest in everyday people, Huell Howser became a beloved icon of California public television viewers with his shows California's Gold and Visiting... With Huell Howser (along with several others). Mr Howser passed away Sunday at his home in Palm Springs, California. He was 67.
Huell Howser took his viewers to places from the farthest reaches of California to right down the street, interviewing everyone on the way, even passersby. He showed that everyone could have an adventure, even in your own backyard. He will be sorely missed.
Although he is at peace, his fans know he's probably not resting, with a new world to explore and new people to talk with. One can hear him now, saying "That's amazing!"