Scott McKenzie was the DJ of Mix 105 here in Orlando for an astounding 24 years and that’s been the main station I listen to for about the same amount of time. Curiously I don’t know who was there before Scott. You know how it works, you scan stations until you find something you like and soon it just becomes the one you listen to, definitely something that helped back in the 90’s when I was often stuck in traffic commuting to work. He had a long battle with cancer, something he talked about at times on the show. Friday he announced he was moving to hospice and yesterday he died.
It had more of an impact on me than I would have expected. I never met him, don’t think I ever saw him in person even, but nonetheless he made my life a little better by doing what he did every day and I’ll miss that.