Neuhoff Pres./CEO Geoff Neuhoff Dead At 59
July 23, 2012 at 3:40 AM (PT)
Condolences to the family and friends of NEUHOFF COMMUNICATIONS Pres./CEO GEOFF NEUHOFF, who passed away suddenly SUNDAY, JULY 22nd at the age of 59.
In 2010 NEUHOFF was named, "ILLINOIS Broadcaster of the Year" by the ILLINOIS BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION. In the SPRING of 2012, NEUHOFF owned WSOY-A/DECATUR IL, was honored as a NAB CRYSTAL AWARD winner. In his acceptance speech at the radio lunch in LAS VEGAS, NEUHOFF dedicated the award to his father and honored the team of radio professionals who raised enough food in one day to fill two DECATUR FOOD BANKS for a year.
"GEOFF NEUHOFF was a giant among small and medium market broadcasters," said NEUHOFF COO MIKE HULVEY. "GEOFF demanded from all of us a dedication of greatness and excellence no matter the market size or the power of the station. GEOFF believed strongly that innovation was the way forward and he embraced new technologies with enthusiasm. He will be missed by his team, but the legacy he leaves behind will last for years to come."
NEUHOFF is survived by his wife BETH (RUSSELL) NEUHOFF, a son JAMIE, daughters LEXIE and ALICE. Arrangements are pending on MARTHA'S VINEYARD, MA.