Indiana Broadcaster Chris Larko Dead At 51
February 23, 2010 at 4:31 AM (PT)
LARKO COMMUNICATIONS President and longtime INDIANA broadcaster CHRIS LARKO died FRIDAY after a battle with cancer at 51.
LARKO owned AC WMYQ (MY Q101)/WARSAW, IN and Oldies WBZQ-A (OLDIES 1300)/HUNTINGTON, IN. He worked for several stations in the FORT WAYNE market, including WLYV-A, WAFX-A, WLKI, WHUZ, and WAJI, and also worked in the WHEELING and FORT WALTON BEACH, FL markets. He also produced WAFX's PEABODY AWARD-winning documentary "D-Day: 40 Years Later" in 1984.
Calling hours are 10a-2p CT THURSDAY at D.O. MCCOMB AND SONS LAKESIDE PARK FUNERAL HOME in FORT WAYNE, with a brief prayer at 2p. A graveside service will follow at GREENLAWN MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY.