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DONALD E. EARLY
Died: November 21, 1997, Las Vegas
Stations: KZAP-FM, KROY, KLAP, KSAC Sacramento, California
Notes: Both owned and programmed stations. Died of a heart attack, aged 60. After Don Steele's death in August, 1997 he commented: "we know that eventually all the giants will fall."
Died: January 31, 2014
Also known as: "Big Fat" Chris E. Edwards
Stations: WFUN Miami, KYA, KIOI, KKSF, KSFO/KYA-FM, KTRB (sales and marketing) San Francisco
Notes: Hosted "The Chris Edwards Solid Gold Time Machine" on K-101 (KIOI). Raised in New York.
Born: February 15, 1931, Westfield, New Jersey
Died: March 5, 2014, Santa Monica, California
Stations: WOKO Albany, New York, KFMB San Diego, KHJ, KMPC, KFI, KSUR, KHJ-TV Los Angeles, Cypress Radio Network
Notes: Hosted several TV game shows, including Hollywood's Talking, Jackpot!, The New Treasure Hunt, Chain Reaction, Shoot For the Stars, Starcade and The Big Spin. Also acted on I Dream of Jeannie, Petticoat Junction and That Girl. Won an Emmy for his co-hosting of Mid-Morning L.A. on KHJ-TV with Meredith MacRae. Also appeared in the movies The Comic (1969) and WUSA (1970). Witnessed the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald by Jack Ruby in the basement of the Dallas police department on November 24, 1963. Died of complications from pneumonia.
Died: August, 1991
Stations: CKRD Red Deer, Alberta, CKXL, CJAY, CHQR Calgary
Notes: Had an amazing 30 share in mornings at CKXL in the mid-70s. Died of cancer.
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