Roberto “Bobby” Samar Guanzon was born on June 20, 1948, and died on December 18, 2016.
He was a Filipino radio and television broadcaster and politician.
He began as an anchorman and one of the pioneering members of DZAQ Radyo Patrol of ABS-CBN from 1968 until it was shut down due to martial law declaration.
During the first week of September, 2016, Guanzon suddenly lost his voice during a live broadcast over Radyo Magasin, which turned out to be his last broadcast before his death.
Later, he was diagnosed with lung cancer.
Bobby Guanzon passed away at 69 years old.