Rick Shaw
3 PM - 7 PM

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 Bobby Mitchell. 

Rick passed away on June 22, 1998.

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 was 53.
He was born Hugh Silvis in Riverside. Like many other broadcasters, he assumed a name for his radio work.
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 airwaves.
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 the saxophone.
He is survived by his wife, Judy, and sons Benjamin of San Rafael and Michael of Novato. 

Rick Shaw 1974 Aircheck (3:00)  Spring, 1974