(Editor’s Note: The following comes courtesy of CultureMap Austin.) Thoughts, prayers pay for homework and remembrances are continuing to pour in after the unexpected passing Friday morning of beloved Austin radio personality, Larry Monroe. A founding patriarch of KDRP radio out of Dripping Springs and an on-air personality at KUT Austin for nearly
can you take viagra with warfarin 30 years, Monroe touched the lives of countless music listeners in Central Texas. Fans of Monroe expressed their grief and love for Monroe on social media outlets for KDRP. In
their official statement about Monroe’s passing, KDRP described him as “a pillar of both the Austin and music worlds — a renowned on-air personality, a musician’s advocate, and a dear friend to all of us here at KDRP.” In a later update, KDRP reported that Monroe was transported to the hospital with respiratory complications, passing away shortly after his arrival. A later update by KDRP founder Daryl O’Neal told KUT News that Monroe died from complications due to the lung disease chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). A private funeral service for Monroe will be held in his hometown of Hartford, Indiana within the next few weeks, and a public memorial will be held in Austin. Monroe was a popular fixture on KUT with his “Blue Monday,” “Phil Music,” “Texas Radio” and “Segway City” shows featuring blues and jazz, but he would split from the
station and move to the nonprofit KDRP station in 2011. Even with the move, Monroe still had plenty of listeners as he spun records and expressed his love for Texas music. Even the town of Luckenbach is in rx online pharmacy mourning, stating that Monroe will be remembered at the upcoming Luckenbach Blues Fest.
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