Rock Radio Heaven (E)

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."


CHRIS EDWARDS

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.


GEOFF EDWARDS

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.


NORM EDWARDS

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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