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We Still Miss You John McGhan



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(10/30/2013 5:33:08 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
BucyGS Really informative post.Really thank you! Keep writing.
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(10/26/2013 4:02:05 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
no6ilt Say, you got a nice blog article.Thanks Again. Much obliged.
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42hyiM Thank you ever so for you blog post.Really thank you! Really Cool.
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(3/29/2013 6:02:23 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
-having grown up with John in Victor, NY none of these accolades people say about him surprise me, he was popular, athletic, musical, talented & admired by all! I am lucky to have known him as a friend.
- Bill Oderkirk
(1/11/2013 7:13:30 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
John was a terrific human being and a pleasure to work with.

I was the A&M promo guy in Buffalo during his tenure at 'GRQ and it was a blast collaborating with him on several projects.

John's enthusiasm, creativity and intelligence are sorely missed.

RIP, McGoo!

- Richard Pachter
(12/17/2012 4:32:18 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
John McGhan hired me at Q-FM-97 in Buffalo when I was all of 18. I knew little about radio but he went out on a limb for me and I will never forget him for that and for, as others have mentioned, his passion. The man had an electricity about him that was infectious. I've seen the word fabulous mentioned but a word that I can still hear him saying, accompanied by jazz hands, was dazzling! "It has to be dazzling!" I wish I could tell him thank you, one last time.
- Matt Riedy
(12/16/2012 11:30:37 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
Anyone who didn't love McGhan had bolts screwed into their head. John was just plain fun no matter the setting; Rich Stadium able to seat 72,000 or the Continental, a punk bar frequently attracting less than 200 were equally comfortable to John. We worked together at WPHD and WGRQ in Buffalo from 1974 thru 1977. He was working at WCMF, Rochester, heard me at 'PHD and liked my work.He said I was Fabulous and he was going to make me a star. That was how John spoke. He was always promoting something. He was the best. He could promote a refrigerator factory in the Yukon. Did he make me a star? Probably not.But I was fortunate enough to make it into the Buffao Broadcasters Hall of Fame.But enough of me. Let me tell you about John wanting me so badly to move from nights to mid-days that he smooth talked me into taking a $9,000 loss of income, and it was probably the best thing I ever did. Would I do it again? In a New York heartbeat. On second thought, maybe he did make me a star.I'll always remeber John.
- Jim Santella


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