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Stars, colleagues, fans react on social media to Kidd Kraddick’s death

Posted 2:09pm on Sunday, Jul. 28, 2013

It’s almost impossible to think of a DFW broadcasting personality that Dave “Kidd” Kraddick didn’t touch, and when you throw in the thousands of listeners to his Kidd Kraddick in the Morning show and the stars he and his team have hosted on the show, you realize just how broad his reach was. This is just a little of the reaction.

@Kelly_Clarkson Oh man, I just heard Kidd Kraddick died! He's my childhood dj. What a sad day. His poor family. He was always nice 2 me from the beginning.

@ddlovato (Colleyville-bred singing/acting star Demi Lovato) #RIPKiddKraddick.. Grew up with you always on my radio.. Had the pleasure of meeting you back when I was 9 at a showcase where even way back.

@joejonas (of the Jonas Brothers) The sad sad news about Kidd Kraddick is shocking. He will be missed greatly.

@timhalperin (singer/TCU grad Tim Halperin, who appeared often on Kraddick’s show): I love you Kidd. You were a friend, mentor and father figure to me. Thank you for believing in me. Ephesians 1:16

@MsRebeccaBlack (singer Rebecca Black) no way... RIP Kidd Kraddick. a good soul gone way too soon...

@mcuban (Mark Cuban) RIP Kidd Kraddick. You were an amazing man and a friend. You are already missed.

@GloriaCampos (WFAA/Channel 8 news anchor) Kidd Kraddick one of the good guys & a tremendous talent. I'm stunned by the news of his passing. Thoughts & prayers to his family & fans.

@HawkeyeOnAir (KSCS/96.3 FM morning show co-host Mark “Hawkeye” Louis) My deepest condolences to Kidd Kraddick's family, colleagues and to millions of listeners who made him part of their daily lives.

@959TheRanch DFW and the nation lost a piece of the puzzle to their #radiofamily today! Rest in peace #KiddKraddick, you've touched a lot of lives

@SportsSturm (KTCK/1310 AM “The Ticket” personality Bob Sturm) The great Kidd Kraddick was a friend to all in the business. Sad news indeed. DFW radio legend.

@jessiejessup (KDGE/102.1 FM personality Jessie Jessup) It is depressing to find out on twitter that one of your coworkers has died. 1st stage of grief is absolute total denial. I can't believe it.

@chelsea_kaye I literally feel sick after hearing about Kidd Kraddick passing. I've listened to him since i was in first grade.

@oconnor9sean I feel like every DFW kid has at least one solid Kidd Kraddick memory from the ride to school in the mornings. RIP.

@CoreyLark Still in disbelief about Kidd Kraddick's passing. 15-year listener, my mornings will never be the same. So sad.

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