Dick Kay Obituary: The longtime political reporter passes away. Get to know his Wikipedia and Wife.
The WMAQ-TV journalist, Dick Kay has passed away at the age of 84. The veteran reporter was one of the most celebrated journalists on local television. His son confirmed that Kay died of an aneurysm. May his departed soul rest in peace.
Dick Kay worked the WMAQ for more than 38 years. He was someone who wouldn’t hesitate to ask tough questions. It made him one of the most respected political reporters.
Dick Kay Obituary And Cause of Death
Dick Kay’s obituary can be found in Chicago Sun-Times.
The WMAQ-TV reporter has passed away yesterday, as confirmed by his son, Steve. As for the cause of his death, Kay died of an aneurysm. He was found unconscious on his recliner and was soon taken to a hospital in Geneva.
But the journalist couldn’t make it and lost his last breath alongside his family members. He had a career that ran for over 40 years as a political reporter and commentator.
Rest In Peace to longtime reporter Dick Kay. I enjoyed the interviews and it was always fun. He really made sure he asked the right questions and that’s what I loved the most. Your legacy will live on and we will always remembers your words of wisdom. @Doogieman ✊🏾 pic.twitter.com/h4BWoqXBlf
— Ja’Mal Green (@JaymalGreen) May 13, 2021
Dick Kay Wikipedia And Age: How old?
Dick Kay doesn’t have a Wikipedia featured page of his own.
But the reporter was very much famous among the viewers and staff on local television. His loss means that the local TV won’t be the same.
Moreover, Dick Kay died at the age of 84.
Born a country boy from a poor family, he died as one of the most loved and successful reporters.
Bye-bye, Doogie. The great Ch. 5 reporter/commentator Dick Kay passes away at age 84. Trying to squeeze in a question between him and Andy Shaw was quite a challenge, but that’s okay. 🙂 Seriously, local TV journalism won’t be the same.
— Greg Hinz (@GregHinz) May 13, 2021
Dick Kay Wife And Children
Dick Kay got his stage name from his wife, Kay.
He met his wife in Peoria on a blind date. He was working on his first job there.
As of now, he is survived by his children, Steve, Eric, and Brett. He has a grandchild as well.
Started his career as a writer, Dick Kay was surprisingly asked to cover the Democratic convention that changed his career.
We forward our deepest condolences to his family.
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