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Former St. Louis-Area Radio Personality Passes Away

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Former St. Louis-Area Radio Personality Passes Away

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  A former St. Louis area radio personality has passed away. The “St. Louis Post Dispatch” reports that LaVerne Holliday died on June 3rd after a long battle with breast cancer. Holliday hosted a jazz show on WSIE from the late 1990s until 2002. Holliday studied speech and acting at Tennessee State […]

Former St. Louis-Area Radio Personality Passes Away

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  A former St. Louis area radio personality has passed away.

The “St. Louis Post Dispatch” reports that LaVerne Holliday died on June 3rd after a long battle with breast cancer. Holliday hosted a jazz show on WSIE from the late 1990s until 2002.

Holliday studied speech and acting at Tennessee State University. She went on to earn a psychology degree at Washington University before studying for several semesters at St. Louis University School of Law.

 

Last year the staff at Siteman Cancer Center presented her with a medal for inspiring other patients. A memorial service will be held for Holliday at 4 o’clock on Sunday afternoon at Ronald L. Jones Funeral Chapels in north St. Louis. Holliday was 60.

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