Jerry Blavat Cause of Death, Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Net Worth. Jerry Blavat, the legendary disc jockey known as “The Geator with the Heater” and “The Boss with the Hot Sauce” has died at the age of 82.
What Happened To Jerry Blavat?
Jerry Blavat, the legendary disc jockey known as “The Geator with the Heater” and “The Boss with the Hot Sauce” has died, Action News has learned. He was 82.
His friend expressed his condolences ,”I pray his family finds peace at this moment. As someone who recently lost a father, my heart is with his four daughters during this time of enormous loss.
There’s one thing I am sure of: The Geator’s beat will always pulse throughout this city’s veins, with the vibrancy and zest only “The Boss with the Hot Sauce” could spread.
Rest in sweet peace, dear Jerry”.
Jerry Blavat Cause of Death
Early this morning, Philadelphia lost A LIVING LEGEND. Jerry Blavat passed away at 3:45 A.M. Friday at the hospice at Jefferson-Methodist Hospital from the effects of myasthenia gravis and related health issues.
He leaves behind four daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and his longtime partner Keely Stahl. Blavat was recently suffering from medical issues related to a shoulder injury and had to cancel an upcoming show at the Kimmel Cultural Campus due to his health, according to his website.
Jerry Blavat Health
According to the update Jerry posted to his website on 10th January, Jerry Blavat had to miss or postpone some of his performance due to health problems relating to his torn shoulders.
Jerry wrote, “Since Labor Day weekend I have had some health issues related to my torn shoulders. After getting all kinds of evaluations, it turns out it is more than the shoulders, it is a nerve and muscular tissue. Recently I have been getting medical attention and the most modern therapies available for this condition, which is not life-threatening, but because of the treatments, my doctors have advised me to cut down on my schedule for the time being.”
Who was Jerry Blavat?
Jerry Blavat, whose full name is Gerald Joseph “Jerry” Blavat, is a well-known American disc jockey and performer. He is popularly known as “The Geator with the Heater” and “The Big Boss with the Hot Sauce” and has been a major influencer in promoting oldies music on the radio.
Blavat was born on July 3, 1940, in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. His father was Jewish, and his mother was Italian. Blavat got married but has been living separately from her wife since 1976. The couple had four daughters together.
The popular artist Jerry Blavat is active across different social media platforms, and his Instagram username is @geatorgold. His Instagram bio reads his popular tag names, “The Geator with the Heater” and “The Big Boss with the Hot Sauce.”
Jerry Blavat Career
Jerry Blavat, a well-known American disc jockey, and icon from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first rose to prominence locally as the organizer of local live dances that eventually led to the creation of his independent radio program. The Four Seasons and the Isley Brothers were just two of the 1960s performers who Blavat brought to a larger audience through his show.
He’s been spinning records at Margate, New Jersey’s Memories nightclub since it opened in 1972. In 1993, Blavat was admitted into the Philadelphia Music Alliance Hall of Fame. He was included in the Radio and Records Museum’s permanent exhibit when he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.
Since January 2002, he has been doing annual oldies concerts at the Kimmel Center for Performing Arts in Philadelphia.
Jerry Blavat Wife, Children
Blavat had four daughters. He was separated from his wife since 1976 and was in a long-term relationship since 1989.