Los Angeles Newsman, Personality Dan Avey Dies
August 16, 2010 at 4:26 AM (PT)
LARADIO.COM is reporting the death of veteran LOS ANGELES news anchor DAN AVEY on SUNDAY after a battle with prostate cancer at CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER in LOS ANGELES at 69.
AVEY was best known for his long tenure as an anchor at Talk KFWB-A and, later, as co-host of the morning show at crosstown Talk KABC-A. He started at KXLY-A/SPOKANE and also worked at KFI-A/LOS ANGELES and KWIZ-A/SANTA ANA as well as on LOS ANGELES KINGS broadcasts. He received a star on the HOLLYWOOD Walk of Fame in 2006 and won 15 Golden Mike awards and several other honors.