Famed Seattle DJ Pat O’Day dies at 85

SEATTLE (AP) — Longtime disc jockey, concert promoter and Seafair race announcer Pat O’Day has died. He was 85 years old. KOMO reports that his family announced that O’Day died Tuesday at his home in the San Juan Islands. As Seattle’s highest-profile DJ of the 1960s and the region’s dominant dance promoter, O’Day ran Northwest rock ‘n’ roll for nearly a decade and is credited with helpiong bring the Seattle music scene to national prominence.