Michael Floorwax's announcement yesterday that he will not be returning to 103.5 The Fox, where he'd served as a morning-drive host for 24 years, due to health problems, prompted a big response from readers. Naysayers were outweighed by warm wishes from fans. Here's a sampling.
Man this one hurts. I learned a lot from these guys, even spent some time on the show. Positive vibes your way WAX-E-LOU.
Ev Ev Ev writes:
Feel better Floorwax! Good luck with your recovery! Stay positive!
Peggy Stevenson Puetz writes:
Very sad, hopefully he can regain his health soon. :(
First the KIMN chicken doll, then Dean and Rog, Hal and Charlie, Paxton Mills, and now Floorwax. The beat goes on.
So long, Wax. Radio won't be the same without ya.
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