Lynn Bremer, an acclaimed and beloved radio host from Chicago, died on January 22, 2023 at the age of 68. On Sunday, Lynn’s colleague, Terry Hemmert, broke the news of his death and wrote a heartfelt tribute to him. His death came as a shock to many of his fans and colleagues, and many are still wondering what happened to the popular DJ (disc jockey).
Keep reading to learn more about Lynn Bremer, including who he is, how he died, what caused his death, tributes to Lynn Bremer, and more!
Who was Lynn Bremer?
On August 19, 1954 Lynn Bremer was born in New York, USA. Brehmer attended Colgate University in 1976, where he worked as a substitute at the school’s student radio station WRCU-FM for one summer semester to start his business.
Lynn entered the mainstream media after becoming a radio host and was a fixture on the Chicago airwaves for many years. He is best known for his work as the morning show host on 93.1 WXRT, a classic rock station in Chicago. He quickly established himself as a talented and charismatic presenter and soon became one of the most popular radio personalities in town.
Brehmer began his radio career in January 1977. He has had a long and successful career in radio and has worked at several radio stations in the Chicago area, including WLUP-FM and WXRT-FM. In 1991 he joined 93XRT where he hosted the morning shfor almost 30 years now.
Throughout his career, Lynn Bremer became known for his in-depth knowledge of radio, his sharp wit, and his ability to connect with his listeners. He was also known for his commitment to charitable causes and his support of local issues.
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How did Lynn Bremer die? Cause of death
Veteran WXRT anchor Lynn Bremer, 68, died Sunday, January 22. He died quietly after a long battle with prostate cancer early in the morning, surrounded by his wife and children.
In July 2022, Brehmer make the announcement that he would take a leave of absence to receive chemotherapy for prostate cancer, for which he had previously been identified as high-risk.
He had been battling the disease for the past few years. He received multiple radiation treatments, biopsies, CT scans, MRIs, and drug therapy. Despite early detection and treatment, the cancer spread to unexpected places and sadly he passed away.
Lynn Bremer’s death was reported by his colleagues at 93XRT in a statement dated January 22, 2023. There the statement reads,
“As long as she could, Lynn Bremer fought the disease. His XRT family will be honoring our best friend’s remarkable life to the whole world tomorrow at 10am, Lynn would have wanted that. Never assume anything.
Tribute to Lynn Bremer
Lynn Bremer’s death came as a shock to many of his fans and colleagues. His death left a void at the Chicago radio station and he will be missed by many.
Chicago clubs sending condolences to Lynn Bremer’s family, saying, “Our sincere condolences on the passing of Lynn Bremer.”
A famous band from East LA, Los Lobos tweeted, saying, “No one on earth has been a better friend or a bigger supporter than Lynn Bremer.”
Neil Francis mentioned, “Being able to meet and be supported by Lynn after spending my formative years with him at @93XRT was a lifelong dream.”
Lynn Bremer was a talented radio host and respected member of the Chicago media scene. His contribution to the world of radio will not be forgotten and his legacy will live on in the memories of his fans and colleagues. Please continue to visit our website if you would like to read more articles and be sure to leave a note for Lynn’s family during this difficult time.