Toronto Personality Pete Griffin Dies At 81
May 24, 2011 at 4:52 PM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former TORONTO radio personality PETE GRIFFIN, who died of cancer in SMITHS FALLS on MONDAY at 81, according to the TORONTO SUN.
GRIFFIN started in TORONTO radio at then-Classical CHUM-F, staying on when the format flipped to Rock in 1968. With DAVID "GEETS ROMO" HAYDU, GRIFFIN formed half of the "PETE AND GEETS" morning show at CHUM and later Alternative CFNY, where they stayed until 1987. He later worked at CFGM-A and had been retired for several years.