Casey was diagnosed with Glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, in February of 2010. WKEF-WRGT announced last week that Casey was close to death. He died at a Cincinnati hospice center on Saturday with his wife and three children at his side.
Casey worked in southwestern Ohio for the past decade. He was the news director at Cincinnati Fox-affiliate WXIX for five years before moving on to Dayton’s WKEF-WRGT in 2005. He began his broadcast career 30 years ago at Baltimore’s WMAR.