David Courtney, the Angels’ longtime public address announcer, died today, the team said. He announced Angels games since 1994. Courtney also announced Kings games since 1989. He was in his third season announcing Clippers games. He was 54.
Courtney holds the distinction of being the announcer for the 2002 NHL All-Star Game at Staples Center and the 2010 MLB All-Star Game at Angel Stadium.
Courtney lived in Mission Viejo with his wife, Janet.
The Angels released a statement about Courtney: “The Angels family is deeply saddened to hear of David’s passing. He was a gentle soul, a consummate professional and an unforgettable voice tied to several professional Southern California sports teams. Over the past 18 years, his love, dedication and passion for the Angels was evident every time his voice rang through the ballpark. Our thoughts and prayers go out to David’s family at this difficult time.”