Ralph Roberts, Comcast Founder, Dies at 95

Ralph Roberts , the founder of Comcast, father of chairman and CEO Brian Roberts and pioneer of U.S. cable television, has died at age 95, the company said Friday. He was the company's CEO for 46 years. Roberts died of natural causes Thursday night in Comcast's hometown of Philadelphia, the company said. Outside of his Comcast work, he was involved in the fight against cancer and in 2006, along with wife Suzanne and his family, helped establish the Roberts Proton Therapy Center at Penn Medicine. Ralph Roberts Jr. and and Comcast CEO Brian Roberts. Comcast said in a statement. "Ralph was a born entrepreneur, a visionary businessman, a philanthropist and a wonderful human being."