The voice of the Lone Ranger is stilled at 89. Fred Foy has passed away. Here's a link to the NY Times obituary with much more detail. It's enough for me to say that Mr.Foy was the very sound of heroism and derring-do to my ears.
In a cloud of dust he, like us all eventually, is gone. Rest In Peace Mr.Foy.
Here's the classic opening.
Here's Fred Foy being interviewed and giving that stirring opening one more time.