Death of Tom Magliozzi

June 28, 1937 - November 3, 2014
Boston, Massachusetts | Age 77

Co-host of NPR's Car Talk dies at 77
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PHILIP MARCELO, The Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — Tom Magliozzi, a mechanic with an MIT degree who became an unlikely radio star as part of the brother duo that hosted "Car Talk," one of American public radio's most popular show's ever, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 77 years old.

On "Car Talk," Tom and his younger brother, Ray, dispensed sound advice about repairing cars mixed generously with sharp one-liners, self-deprecating humor and off-topic...

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