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Radio personality left his mark on Chicago airwaves

Radio personality left his mark on Chicago airwaves

James P. Lynam Jr. had a long career in Chicago radio behind the scenes and on the air, including more than a decade at WKQX-FM and playing the bombastic "Jim Jesus" on "Mancow's Morning Madhouse" from 1998 until 2006. Most recently, Lynam was afternoon host at northwest suburban-based WFXF-FM. "He was boisterous and loud, and his voice cut through the airwaves like a blowtorch," said Erich "Mancow" Muller, now WLUP-FM's morning host. Lynam, 42, died of a sudden aortic dissection Aug. 4 at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, said his father, James P. Lynam Sr. He was a longtime resident of Algonquin. Born in Nassau...

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