Car Talk Legend Tom Magliozzi Dies at 77

We are sad to hear that much loved Car Talk radio personality Tom Magliozzi  passed away yesterday from complications of Alzheimer’s disease, he was 77 years old.
Tom brought joy and humor to millions across the nation. Both Tom and Ray have provided their listeners with countless years of laughter, knowledge and comradery. We see the massive impact Tom had on his listeners through all of the enthusiastic and humorous Car Talk vehicle donors .  
We are a proud partner of Car Talk and our deepest condolences go out to Tom’s Family, to Ray and to all of the wonderful Car Talk staff. 
The guest book posted on the Car Talk website clearly shows the love, respect and admiration Tom’s fans had for him. Here are some of our favorite ones:
 
“Sad day for me. I listened until they ended the new shows and now listen everyday on XM Radio. He was my inspiration for bad jokes. He will be missed by all.” – Rocky Russell Rock Island UK
 
“Today’s puzzler: why do good people so often have to go too soon? My heartfelt condolences”.- Andrew Merkle Ithaca NY
“Thank you for years of laughter and “driveway moments.”-Jessica G.Dallas TX
 
 
“65 years old and I’m sitting here crying. What an absolute joy of a person to have had on this planet. Listening to that laugh was such a wonderful way to start the weekend. My thoughts are with Ray and the entire family”. -Steve Gogolya Bonita Springs, FL
 
“Tom always seemed to be having a good time. Wish we could all master that skill”.-Dave C. Arlington,Va
 
“RIP Tom. Your laugh will forever echo in the minds of us car nuts!” -Tom Littlerock,AR
 
 
From all of the staff here, we offer Tom’s family and friends our heartfelt condolences and like many others, are so grateful for Tom’s life and all of the joy he brought into ours. 

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