Tom Rivers, operations manager at country radio station WUSN (US99) Chicago, was found dead in his home over the weekend. He was 38. The cause of death was ruled today (March 22) as bronchial asthma.
Rivers was a veteran of 17 years in country radio, most of it spent at WQYK-FM Tampa, Fla., where he served, at various times, as PD, morning host and VP/GM. His career also included a stint as PD/morning host at WMZQ Washington, D.C.
A viewing has been scheduled for Thursday (March 25) at Fuller Funeral Home in Naples, Fla. The funeral is the following day at at St. John’s church in Naples. Also on March 26, WQYK will host a public memorial service at the St. Pete Times Forum.