Remembering Ray White

March 12, 2021
CPR Classical Host Ray WhiteCPR Classical Host Ray WhiteHart Van Denburg
CPR Classical Host Ray White

Ray White hosted afternoons on CPR Classical for the last year and a half. He was the warm, welcoming voice who greeted you at the end of your work day. On March 7, at age 69, Ray White died of cancer, after a nearly 50-year career in radio. Ray was a lifelong learner and music buff who lent his talents to rock, jazz, R&B and news stations around the world. He interviewed and befriended musicians who pay him tribute, including rock legends Peter Gabriel, Joan Jett and Roger Waters of Pink Floyd. Here in Colorado, Ray’s smile came through the airwaves as he talked about Bach, Brahms, and Beethoven. We remember his life and legacy and mourn with his family and friends.