LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Legendary broadcaster Casey Kasem has died following months of declining health and a bitter family battle over his care and treatment, according to a family spokesperson. He was 82.
He passed away at 3:23 a.m. Sunday at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Gig Harbor, Washington.
His eldest children, Kerri, Mike and Julie, issued the following statement: “Early this Father’s Day morning, our dad Casey Kasem passed away surrounded by family and friends. Even though we know he is in a better place and no longer suffering, we are heartbroken. Thank you for all your love, support and prayers. The world will miss Casey Kasem, an incredible talent and humanitarian; we will miss our Dad.”
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