Morris Katz of New York, considered the "world's fastest artist," died Friday after reportedly suffering a stroke. He was 78.
Katz had appeared on many local telethons in past years, especially those which were held for the Palmerton Hospital.
The following obituary, Thursday, December 16, 2010, is from Times News Inc., of Pencor Services, Inc (Pennsylvania Entertainment Communications), Palmerton, Pennsylvania:
ARTIST MORRIS KATZ DIES, Reported Tuesday, November 16, 2010:
On the telethons, he would do his paintings usually taking him just
minutes which were then auctioned or sold with the proceeds benefiting
He appeared at such fundraisers throughout the country, doing paintings an
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