Vault: The death of 'I Love Lucy' star Desi Arnaz in 1986

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Thursday, December 2, 2021
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Remembering "I Love Lucy" star Desi Arnaz, 35 years after his death. This is how Eyewitness News covered the story.

This report on the death of Desi Arnaz, who had lung cancer, aired on Dec. 2, 1986, the day of his death.

Lucie Arnaz, his daughter, says her father died in her arms, and urged people not to smoke. She says her dad was the "I" in "I Love Lucy."