WNIR's Tom Erickson Dies
November 5, 2012 at 3:55 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of MEDIACOM Talk WNIR/AKRON evening host TOM ERICKSON, who died SATURDAY (10/3) in AKRON at 59. The station's BOB EARLEY announced ERICKSON's death on the air SATURDAY evening and took calls from listeners commemorating ERICKSON's life and passing.
ERICKSON, who had been hospitalized with peritonitis for several months, was with WNIR since 1996. He had been ill since MAY and EARLEY said that inoperable cancer had been found just before ERICKSON's death.