Jim Unrath Dies; Was OM, MD, Host At WFMT/Chicago Over 40 Year Span
May 26, 2015 at 4:09 PM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime former Classical WFMT/CHICAGO OM, host, producer, and engineer JIM UNRATH, who died SUNDAY (5/24) of heart failure while recovering from surgery to remove his spleen in STOCKTON, CA at 78, according to ROBERTFEDER.COM.
WFMT's tribute to UNRATH notes that he served as OM, MD, and host over a 40-year span encompassing 1959 through 1999. He was the station's first overnight host when WFMT went to a 24/7 schedule in the late 1960s, and produced the late STUDS TERKEL's daily talk show.