Remembering Doug Banks
April 12, 2016 at 3:59 AM (PT)
YESTERDAY (NET NEWS 4/11), ALL ACCESS passed along the sad news that longtime radio veteran and syndicated afternoon host DOUG BANKS had passed. Reportedly the 57-year old died from complications with diabetes.
Remembrances of BANKS began immediately, and continue TODAY, with his radio home, iHEARTRADIO Urban AC WVAZ (V103)/CHICAGO posting to FACEBOOK, "With a heavy heart, we share the news with you that DOUG BANKS has passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this very difficult time. Rest in peace our good friend, you will be greatly missed."
Longtime friend and former radio partner DEDE MCGUIRE tweeted, "Today I lost a brother, a friend, a mentor, my teacher, a life changer, a RADIO LEGEND... DOUG BANKS! I owe much of my success to him! He was THE best, most humble, easy working person I have ever come in contact within radio."
"Radio's Best Friend," ART VUOLO, has shared this DOUG BANKS tribute video.