Tuesday, January 28, 2014

KGAB’s Dave Chaffin On Air One Last Time

By Blaine McCartney

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Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, shares a laugh with a guest while on the air for the final time in his decades-long radio career on Friday at KGAB 650AM studios in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, shares a laugh with a guest while on the air for the final time in his decades-long radio career on Friday at KGAB 650AM studios in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

A plaque honoring Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, his brought in by a friend during his last day on the air after a decades-long career on Friday in downtown Cheyenne. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

A plaque honoring Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, his brought in by a friend during his last day on the air after a decades-long career in radio on Friday in downtown Cheyenne. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, talks with news director while off the air for a break during his final day of a decades-long radio career on Friday at KGAB 650AM studios in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, talks with news director Amy Richards while off the air for break during his final day of a decades-long radio career on Friday at KGAB 650AM studios in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

 

Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, visits with United States Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) while on the air for the final time in his decades-long radio career on Friday at KGAB 650AM studios in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, visits with United States Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) while on the air for the final time in his decades-long radio career on Friday at KGAB 650AM studios in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, shares a laugh with Cheyenne Mayor Rick Kaysen while on the air for the final time in his decades-long radio career on Friday at KGAB 650AM studios in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, shares a laugh with Cheyenne Mayor Rick Kaysen while on the air for the final time in his decades-long radio career on Friday at KGAB 650AM studios in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Former Wyoming governor Dave Freudenthal writes well wishes in a book for Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. Blaine McCartney/staffDave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, shares a laugh with Cheyenne Mayor Rick Kaysen while on the air for the final time in his decades-long radio career on Friday at KGAB 650AM studios in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. Blaine McCartney/staff

Former Wyoming governor Dave Freudenthal writes well wishes in a book for Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, before going on air with him Friday morning at the studio in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

 

Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, talks with a guest while on the air for the final time in his decades-long radio career on Friday at KGAB 650AM studios in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, talks with a guest while on the air for the final time in his decades-long radio career on Friday at KGAB 650AM studios in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

 

Pastor Jason King, of First Baptist Church, watches a live feed of KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host Dave Chaffin in the conference room of the studio as he waits his turn to visit with him on Friday in Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Pastor Jason King, of First Baptist Church, watches a live feed of KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host Dave Chaffin in the conference room of the studio as he waits his turn to visit with him on Friday in Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, talks with a caller while off the air for the final time in his decades-long radio career on Friday at KGAB 650AM studios in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, talks with a caller while off the air for the final time in his decades-long radio career on Friday at KGAB 650AM studios in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

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  1. Doug Hafeman says ...

    Dave I hope all is going well for you. I miss not hearing your voice on the radio,sure hope all is going well

    God Bless
    Doug Hafeman
    Kimball, Ne.

    Posted at 4:30 pm on September 27, 2014

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