He had hoped to make it to Tuesday . . . .
Studs died at his home on the North Side of Chicago today at 96.
No words just now, but a very, very grateful heart for a life lived so well and so fully.
His own choice of epitaph?
"Curiosity did not kill this cat!"
Studs's home for 45 years, 98.7WFMT Radio in Chicago, has just started special programming commemorating Studs's life.
You can listen via free audio stream here.
You can listen to my 2005 WFMT interview with
My live audience interview program with Studs during the June 2004 reunion weekend at The University of Chicago can be heard here.