Famous Rizzuto Show Host Jeff Burton Passed Away For Heavenly Home Due To Cancer, Know His Age And Wife

The iconic radio host has died aged 55 after battling cancer for 17 months.

105.7 the Point FM’s show has a huge fan base. The show was hosted by Rizzuto, Jeff Burton, Tony Patrico, Moon Valjean and King Scott has always presented its fans with a new episode every morning of the week.

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The tragic news of the host’s death was announced through a statement from the radio station itself on Monday, August 15.

In March 2021, in an episode, Jeff himself announced his cancer diagnosis on the show Rizzuto. The host began chemotherapy soon after the announcement.

Despite his health issues, he continued his role as co-host of The Rizzuto Show.

Earlier in July, his wife, Juli Burton, announced that the host had been taken to Missouri Baptist for further treatment, where he would receive two blood transfusions and a platelet transfusion.

Later, he returned home where he was surrounded by his family and friends.

Announcing the tragic news of Jeff’s passing, station 105.7 the Point said in a statement: “We are devastated to share that today we lost our wonderful friend and colleague, Jeff Burton.

Everyone here at 105.7 The Point loved and admired Jeff for countless reasons… his kindness, his humor, his generosity… just to name a few.

Tributes paid

After hearing the sad news of Jeff’s death, his fans took to Twitter to mourn the passing of their favorite host.

A heartbroken fan took to his Twitter handle and wrote, “I may not have known him personally but he came to my house everyday and made things better.”

Another emotional fan wrote, “I’ve been listening to Jeff Burton every morning for almost 20 years. It wasn’t long enough.”

Another added: “Jeff Burton has influenced generations of broadcasters. Gave advice to many.

He had an impact on many groups in St. Louis. Play the Urge and other groups. He had amazing interviews and funny stories. Missing all his enthusiasm, his genius personality”.

Jeff Burton is survived by his wife Juli and daughters Abby and Casey. He has been in radio since the mid-1980s. His net worth stood at $1 million.

He had garnered a huge following over the decades. While talking about his battle with cancer earlier in July this year, he said: ‘(The diagnosis of cancer) has made me very humbled and very lucky to realize who is behind me in all of this and all that stuff, so it’s been a pretty cool thing.”

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