PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Portland’s radio community has lost a legend. Steve Pringle died Sunday at the age of 56, his family announced on his GoFundMe page. He had been battling Stage 4 cancer since June of this year.
Pringle was a Portland radio star for 26 years, playing jazz and the blues at KINK, KMHD and KGON. He was also known for introducing artists at the annual Waterfront Blues Festival.
The Sunday update on Pringle’s GoFundMe page read, in part:
We are sad to share that our friend Steve Pringle passed this morning. He was surrounded by friends and family in the comfort of his own home.
He leaves behind his wife, Caryn Pringle.