Alabama Theatre champion Cecil Whitmire passes - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Alabama Theatre champion Cecil Whitmire passes

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The city of Birmingham has lost one of its champions.

Cecil Whitmire, the man behind the restoration of the Alabama Theater, died early Sunday.
     
Whitmire was the Executive Director of Birmingham Landmarks and the Alabama Theatre. He fought to keep the theater out of bankruptcy and was the force behind its restoration.

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