Saturday, April 18, 2009

In Memory of Les Sarnoff

I never knew him personally, but it seems like he was part of my life for years. He was more than a typical DJ. He was heavily engaged in the Portland community; he seemed like a really nice guy who loved his city, loved music, and very clearly loved his wife.

He was eloquently blogging about his bout with cancer, and that made me feel like I got to know him a tiny bit better. He was incredibly brave in the face of his debilitating, terminal illness.

Sadly, he lost his battle last night. KINK Radio has been doing an all-day long tribute to him.

I feel so sad.

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