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Casey Kasem Passes Away at Age 82

Casey Kasem Passes Away at Age 82

Beloved radio DJ and voice actor Casey Kasem passed away earlier today, at the age of 82, from a condition known as Lewy body disease, a common form of progressive dementia. The passing was confirmed by Casey Kasem's daughter Kerri Kasem, with the following statement on her Facebook page.

"Early this Father's Day morning, our dad Casey Kasem passed away surrounded by family and friends. Even though we know he is in a better place and no longer suffering, we are heartbroken. Thank you for all your love, support and prayers. The world will miss Casey Kasem, an incredible talent and humanitarian; we will miss our Dad. With love, Kerri, Mike and Julie."

Kerri Kasem was involved in a recent legal battle over visitation rights to her father, claiming that Casey Kasem's second wife, Jean Kasem and her stepchildren were preventing Kerri from visiting Casey Kasem. Kerri was ultimately granted visitation,

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