Longtime DC radio host Peter Dabler, better known to listeners as Kane, died Friday after a “long illness,” his family’s lawyers said Monday.
Dabler hosted the Kane Show on HOT for 99.5 years and once contributed to NBC4. His program is broadcast in the DC area and beyond.
“Although the co-hosts came and went, Kane remained a constant, comforting voice for thousands of people driving to work, leaving children at school and doing errands,” said a statement from Deibler’s family’s lawyers.
Dabler is the father of two daughters, about whom he often talks on the air. His age was not released immediately.
The iHeartRadio radio network sent its condolences.
“It is with deep sadness that we share the news that Kane has died. Kane has been an important part of our iHeart family for many years, from his early days at WFLZ in Tampa to his network of stations and success at HOT995 in DC and Club Kane. Please keep Kane̵
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