Rick Shaw (Hugh Silvas) was
at KQV for just a short time. Rick was brought in by pd Mel Phillips and
came to KQV from WXLO in New York, for afternoons in March 1974, replacing
Larry Clark who moved to middays when Perry Marshall left. Rick also worked
at KIMN in Denver, WOR-FM in New York, and KFRC in San Francisco as well.
Shaw left KQV and went to San Francisco in July 1974 and was replaced by
Rick passed away on June
|Mr. Shaw, a disc jockey
at K101- AM (KIOI), died Monday at his San Rafael home after suffering
an arterial aneurysm, according to Bill Stairs, a family friend. Mr. Shaw
He was born Hugh Silvis
in Riverside. Like many other broadcasters, he assumed a name for his radio
Before coming to the Bay
Area, he worked in Dallas on KLIF, in Denver with KIMN and in New York
on WOR radio.
Mr. Shaw joined KFRC-AM
in San Francisco in 1975, remaining there for six years before moving to
KYUU, then to K-101.
During his 23-year career
in Bay Area radio, he became one of the most popular personalities on the
He also served as an instructor
in mass communications at the University of San Francisco.
In addition to his radio
career, he enjoyed flying as a private pilot and flight instructor. He
belonged to the International Renowned Model Club and the Las Gallinas
Lions Club. His other interests included model aircraft building and playing
He is survived by his wife,
Judy, and sons Benjamin of San Rafael and Michael of Novato.
Shaw 1974 Aircheck (3:00) Spring, 1974