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Radio legend Casey Kasem has died at 82

Radio legend Casey Kasem has died according to a post on his daughter's Facebook. He was 82.

Radio legend Casey Kasem has died at 82

Radio Personality Kasey Casem with his award backckstage at The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Casino Resort October 27, 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Casem died Sunday June 15 at age 82. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
Radio Personality Kasey Casem with his award backckstage at The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Casino Resort October 27, 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Casem died Sunday June 15 at age 82. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images) Getty Images

Radio legend Casey Kasem has died according to a post on his daughter’s Facebook page. He was 82.

On Sunday, June 15, Kerri Kasem posted a picture of her dad saying, “Early this Father’s Day morning, our dad Casey Kasem passed away surrounded by family and friends. Even though we know he is in a better place and no longer suffering, we are heartbroken. Thank you for all your love, support and prayers. The world will miss Casey Kasem, an incredible talent and humanitarian; we will miss our dad.”

Kasem was best known as the original host of ‘American Top 40,’ a  radio show counts down the most popular songs of the day.

Daughter Kerri made the decision to remove her father from life support last week amidst family turmoil.

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