I’m Coming Home, Via Chicago- Remembering Lin Brehmer (1954-2023)

I’m Coming Home, Via Chicago- Remembering Lin Brehmer (1954-2023)

Chicago is mourning the loss of longtime radio personality Lin Brehmer, who died this morning of cancer. Since 1984, Brehmer worked at WXRT, with only a one-year absence when he temporarily went to Minnesota in 1990. Since 1991, he has been WXRT’s morning personality, calling himself “Your best friend in the whole world” and incorporating a lyric from a Frank Zappa lyric as his catch phrase: “It’s great to be alive.” Brehmer died of prostate cancer at the age of 68.

Our Rick Copper and Matt Drufke give their thoughts about the Chicago legend.

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