Obituary of Don Imus

Don Imus

John Donald Imus (born July 23rd, 1940 in Riverside, California) was an Radio Personality who was best known for blathering on the radio. Don died on December 27th, 2019 and his death was due to complications from lung disease. He was 79.

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Don Imus Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Imus, John Donald
    • Common Name: Don Imus
    • Birth Name: John Donald Imus, Jr.
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him/his
    • Birthplace: Riverside, California, U.S.
    • Birth Date: July 23, 1940
    • Age: 79 (at death)
    • Category/Genre: Radio Personality

    • Political Affiliation: Left
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Insider Secrets @
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Harriet Showalter (married 1969-divorced 1979)
      • Deirdre Coleman (married 1994-present)
    • Father: John Donald Imus, Sr.
    • Mother: Frances E. Imus (née Moore)
    • Brothers:
      • Fred Imus

Death Notice:

  • Date: December 27, 2019
  • Place: College Station, Texas, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Lung disease (related complications)

Category Tags:

Radio Personality American Born on July 23rd Born in 1940 Born in CaliforniaDied in 2019Died from Lung disease

Quotable Quotes:

"Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing dead."

"Win If You Can, Lose If You Must, But NEVER QUIT!"

"I'm Howard Stern with a vocabulary. I'm the man he wishes he could be. [NYT 29 Sept. 1993]" (IMDB)

"Until a character becomes a personality it cannot be believed. Without personality, the character may do funny or interesting things, but unless people are able to identify themselves with the character, its actions will seem unreal. And without personality, a story cannot ring true to the audience."

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."

"A drug person can learn to handle such things as seeing their dead grandmother crawling up their leg with a knife in her teeth. But no one should be asked to deal with this trip."

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