Don Wade, longtime WLS radio host, dies at 72 - Dallas News |

Don Wade, longtime WLS radio host, dies at 72

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Longtime WLS-AM (890) morning man Don Wade died Friday at age 72 after a yearlong battle with a brain tumor, the station announced Sunday evening.

"Don went out as he lived and broadcasted, like a lion," said the announcement on the WLS website.

With wife and co-host Roma, Wade was a fixture of Chicago radio, first on WUSN-FM (99.5) and then for 27 years on WLS.

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