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Radio Legend Casey Kasem Passes Away at 82

IMDB.com {IMAGE CREDIT}The voice of American Top 40 for nearly four decades, Casey Kasem, passed away yesterday  (June 15th, 2014) morning. His death was confirmed by his daughter Kerri on Facebook:

“Early this Father’s Day morning, our dad Casey Kasem passed away surrounded by family and friends,” wrote Kerri. “Even though we know he is in a better place and no longer suffering, we are heartbroken. Thank you for all your love, support and prayers. The world will miss Casey Kasem, an incredible talent and humanitarian; we will miss our Dad. With love, Kerri, Mike and Julie.”

Kasem’s last years were complicated with health issues and custody problems. However, his impressive career- and the incredible impression he made on popular music, will never be forgotten.

Read more about Casey Kasem’s passing

  • Radio Legend Casey Kasem Dead at 82 {Rolling Stone}
  • Casey Kasem’s global reach: long-distance dedications {CNN}
  • Casey Kasem, An Iconic Voice of American Radio {NPR}
  • Ryan Seacrest Remembers American Top 40 Predecessor Casey Kasem {People}