Sig Mickelson, 86, who helped build CBS News during the...

Deaths Elsewhere

March 26, 2000

Sig Mickelson, 86, who helped build CBS News during the early days of television and made Walter Cronkite a national news figure, died Friday at Scripps-Mercy Hospital in San Diego of complications from pneumonia, his wife, Elena, said yesterday. He had been hospitalized since Monday.

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