McAllen TX Radio Veteran 'JJ Montana' Passes
June 4, 2008 at 5:38 PM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends condolences out to the friends and family of ENTRAVISION Hot AC KVLY (MIX 107.9)MCALLEN, TX midday talent and market veteran JULIO MARCELO GRAJALES, who went by the name "JJ MONTANA" on the air.
GRAJALES began his career at cross-town Top 40 KBFM back in 1977 when he was just a teenager. He also worked for KRGV, KRIO, KELT, KGBT, KIWW and then KVLY. ENTRAVISION RADIO is running a memorial message around the clock until further notice on KVLY. To view the memorial, just click here. GRAJALES is survived by two daughters ANN MARIE, CHRISTINA, his son MARCELLO. He was 45.
ENTRAVISION KFRQ (94.5 ROCK) PD/afternoon talent MIKE QUINN commented, "JJ was the nicest guy on the planet, a true friend, a great dad, a caring son, a fine brother and my hero. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this time of loss."
KVLY's ROBERT CEBALLOS added, "...he always smiled, and when life handed him lemons, he made Margaritas." I will trully miss my friend and co-worker."
A funeral mass will be held on THURSDAY morning (6/5) at 10a, at OUR LADY OF SORROWS, 10th & HACKENBERRY ST. in MCALLEN, TX. Burial will be held at VALLEY MEMORIAL GARDENS in MISSION.