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Barry Becher

Born: 1941-03-24 - Died: 2012-06-22
Cause of Death:
Complications during surgery for kidney cancer

Death Summary:

Berry Becher died on June 22nd of 2012 due to complications during his kidney cancer surgery. Becher was 71 years of age.

Who was Barry Becher :

Berry Becher was a well-known television marketer/pitchman, known for his commercials advertising the "Ginsu Knife" in the late 1970s. His product pitching style was often referring to as "over the top" (somewhat like other television pitchman Billy Mays).

Becher was in partnership with Ed Valenti (a well-known TV marketer) with these commercials, and demonstrated various and unique ways to market the knife products to TV viewers.

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  1. Kimberly Says:

    Fond farewell Barry, from all of your Ginsu family.

  2. decacat Says:

    U sliced and diced your way into the pearly gates of heaven! rest in peace barry.

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