BREAKING NEWS: Radio Legend Wally Phillips dies at 82
Thursday, Mar 27, 2008
* Wally Phillips, one of Chicago’s most popular and influential radio personalities of all time, has died this morning.
Phillips had been battling Alzheimer¹s disease since 2004. He died at his home in Naples, Florida, at the age of 82.
At the peak of his popularity at WGN Phillips attracted half of all Chicago area radio listeners, an audience of nearly 1.5 million each day, making him the most listened-to radio host in the country:
* My condolences to the Phillips family. Wally will surely be missed.