Former radio personality Lorraine Austin has passed away

EL PASO, TX (KFOX14/CBS4) — Former radio personality Lorraine Austin passed away on Sunday, December, 26 from a long term illness.

Austin was a fixture for KHEY, KISS-FM, and The FOX.

She was a staple to the El Paso airwave community.

The news broke out when Lorraine’s sister posted on her Facebook saying:

 On behalf of Lorraine ‘Lori’s It is with much sadness that I let you know that early morning yesterday, Lorraine has taken her angel wings and is now in heaven with her beloved family and furr babies who have gone before her. She has had some health issues of late, and though she is gone she is at peace and will no longer be in pain. We are already feeling her loss and we thank you all for the friendship and love you have all given her through her wonderful life. We are organizing funeral details and will update with details when we have them.

It was reported Lorraine had been dealing with some medical issues.

It was revealed in September 2021, she had been struggling with “chronic pain” and “mental illness”.

In November she shared with a friend on Facebook she has been diagnosed with Pancreatitis.

Friends and family are coming together to help cover the funeral costs.

Written by Karla Herrera

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