Former WTAM talk show host Rick Gilmour dies

48-year-old "Gilly" loses long battle with cancer.
Wednesday, May 12, 2010

See photos of Gilly during his time at WTAM 1100

- He was known as Newsradio WTAM 1100’s “Media Darling.”

Former talk show host Rick Gilmour has passed away at the age of 48 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Gilmour, known to listeners as “Gilly”, was born on May 30, 1961. Gilly graduated from Fairview Park High School in 1979.

Rick worked in radio at college station WCSB, 1300 AM-WERE and here at WTAM 1100 from August '97 to 2004.

He was hired by program director Ray Davis after the resignation of Morton Downey Jr.

Rick Gilmour is survived by his mother, Irene.

More details to follow on WTAM.com.

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