Patrick Shanahan Passes
March 12, 2008 at 4:40 PM (PT)
Long-time radio programmer and personality pAT sHANAHAN died MONDAY, MARCH 10th in STEVENS POINT, WI. He was 70 and had suffered from pulmonary fibrosis.
The MILWAUKEE native began his broadcast career win the mid-'50s, when he tape-recorded programs from his kitchen table to run on WTKM/Hartford, WI. From there he spent time at WDOR/STURGEON BAY, WI, WFOX/MILWAUKEE (using the on-air name ROCKY FOXX), and WRIT/MILWAUKEE. His radio career took him to BOSTON, MADISON, FREEPORT, IL; and CLEVELAND.
Funeral services will be SATURDAY, MARCH 15th at ST. BRONISLAVA CATHOLIC CHURCH in PLOVER. WI, with burial MONDAY, MARCH 17th in MILWAUKEE.