Radio Host Casey Kasem Dies at Age 82 - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Radio Host Casey Kasem Dies at Age 82

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Iconic radio host, Casey Kasem, has passed away.

Kasem's family says he died Sunday morning at a hospital in Washington.

He had been hospitalized in there for two weeks.

He was best known for entertaining radio listeners for almost four decades as the host of countdown shows such as "American Top 40" and "Casey's Top 40".

Kasem always ended each show with his trademark, inspirational sign-off.  "My name is Casey Kasem reminding you to keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars."

He was 82 years-old.