Anika Reed and Erin Jensen, USA TODAY Published 11:29 a.m. ET March 20, 2020 | Updated 1:59 a.m. ET March 21, 2020CLOSE Comedians, actors, and musicians use their extra free time during coronavirus isolation to give back to fans and support charities. USA TODAYLester Holt is joining his NBC colleagues in memorializing Larry Edgeworth, a longtime NBC News employee who died after testing positive for coronavirus.The “Nightly News” host honored Edgeworth, who worked as an audio technician for the network, on Friday’s program. Edgeworth died Thursday, according to NBC News.“This crisis – no, this horror we’re going through is perhaps too easily reduced into numbers,” Holt said. “The number of tests. The numbers of infected. The number of dead.”Holt wished to “put just one face to those numbers.””We, like families everywhere who have suffered loss, are grieving,” he said. “Larry and I logged some interesting times together in some interesting places. If Larry was your sound guy, you knew you were gonna be fine. Both technically and in every other way.  “A ‘gentle giant,’ as one of our colleagues so aptly described him, who you knew had your back,” continued the anchor. “Larry was a kind and generous man who always made us smile. Our heartfelt condolences to Larry’s family and his many colleagues here

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