Obituary of Don Imus

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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
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States
    • Birth Date: July 23, 1940
    • Age: 79 (at death)
    • Occupation: Radio Personality
    • Political Affiliation: Left
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Libby's Brown Beans
    • Favorite Color: Baby Blue (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    John Donald's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: John Donald Imus, Jr.
    • Father: John Donald Imus, Sr.
    • Mother: Frances E. Imus (née Moore)
    • Brother(s):
      • Fred Imus
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Harriet Showalter (married 1969-divorced 1979)
      • Deirdre Coleman (married 1994-present)

Death Notice:

  • Date: December 27 2019 at age 79
  • Place: College Station, Texas, United States
  • Cause of Death: Lung disease (related complications)

Category Tags:

Radio PersonalityAmerican Born on July 23rd Born in 1940 Born in California Died in 2019 Died at age 79 Died 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."

"It took a while for her to figure out she could run but when she did she was long gone, Long gone."

"I've learned that something constructive comes from every defeat."

"Most people gaze neither into the past nor the future; they explore neither truth nor lies. They gaze at the television."

"John Donald Imus' life and death are still in question. (V)"

"John Donald Imus will always be remembered for his controversial and charismatic personality, his impact on the world of talk radio, and the lasting legacy he leaves behind even after his passing. (V)"

Is Mr. John Donald Imus still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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