Kay, Curtis W.
Kay, Curtis W. age 64 of the Culvers Lake Section of Frankford Township passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family Sunday June 7, 2020. Born in Queens, Curtis grew up in Long Island and has lived most of his life at Culvers Lake.
Son of the late George W. and Fanny (nee Panas) Kay, Curtis was an ardent Lacrosse Fan, an avid water skier as well as a member of the Screen Actors Guild. He had a long and very successful career as a Radio Disc Jockey. Dreaming of being a DJ from his teenage years, He was hired at a young age by Howard Stern where he began working with WRNW.
Curtis was most recognized for his many years with WDHA 105.5 as both Program Director and On-Air DJ. Over his forty years he had the honor of interviewing many Rock Legends as well as Celebrities. A true legend in the business, he will always be remembered for his sign off at the end of his show “Thanks for the use of your ear”.
Survivors include his sister Denise Kay and her companion Michael Sanders of Newton, his niece Lyle Freeman and his nephew Reese Freeman.
A celebration of Curtis’s life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials in Curtis’s Memory may be made to the Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice www.karenannquinlanhospice.org Arrangements are under the direction of the Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home #156 Main St. (Rt. 206) Newton, NJ Online condolences may be offered through www.iliff-ruggierofuneralhome.com