Radio Legend Eddie Schwartz Dies

Mar 07, 2009 | Updated May 25, 2011

As the king-size king of late-night radio, Eddie Schwartz was one-of-a-kind character whose passion for Chicago and concern for others were matched only by his oversized girth.

To hundreds of thousands of night owls, insomniacs and third-shift workers, "Chicago Ed," as his familiar theme song called him, was a trusted companion and a friendly voice in the dark for more than two decades.

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