DJ Kidd Kraddick Dead at 53; Radio Host Dies in New Orleans for Kids Charity
Written by Memphis Rap on July 28, 2013
Radio host and personality Kidd Kraddick, real named David Peter Cradick, the host of national syndicated show Kidd Kraddick in the Morning, was pronounced dead on Saturday.
Kraddick, who has been in broadcasting for over 35 years and made his children's charity the forefront of his work for the past twenty-one years, died in New Orleans at a charity golf tournament for Kidd's Kids which is apart of The Kraddick Foundation.
Kraddick's company YEA Networks released a statement regarding his Kidd Kraddick's death, which noted that Kidd was in New Orleans to raise money for his beloved charity and asked that everyone respect the privacy of his family and colleagues.
The Kraddick Foundation focuses on helping children that are terminal or suffering from chronic illnesses or are accident victims. The Kidd's Kids takes children ages 5-11 along with their families to Walt Disney World for 5 days every November.
Since David "Kidd Kraddick" Peter Cradick's death, celebrities have sent their condolences including the Jonas Brothers, who were participating in the Concert For Kidd's Kids on August 15th along with Jason Derulo.
Kidd Kraddick, 53, is believed to have died from a brain aneurysm, however it has not been confirmed.
R.I.P. DJ Kidd Kraddick