Stuart McLean, Canadian radio broadcaster, Died at 68


Andrew Stuart McLean was born on April 19, 1948, and died on February 15, 2017.

He was a Canadian radio broadcaster, humorist, monologist, and author.

He was best-known as the host of the CBC Radio program The Vinyl Cafe.

Stuart was sometimes described as a “story-telling comic” although his stories addressed both humorous and serious themes, Stuart was known for fiction and non-fiction work which celebrated the decency and dignity of ordinary people, through stories which often highlighted the ability of his characters to persevere with grace and humour through embarrassing or challenging situations.

He was born in Montreal to Australian immigrant parents.

He died due to cancer.

Stuart McLean passed away at 68 years old.