Matt Loede Obituary – Death: “Sports media friends in Cleveland … How are you holding up today? #RIP #MattLoedeStrong And not mentioning any one of you this time because, I follow so many of you, I’d end up forgetting someone, but still. Thinking of all of you along with @MattLoede’s family today.”
Longtime Cleveland sports radio personality Matt Loede has passed away. Matt Loede died on Wednesday after battling with cancer. He was 46 years old.
— 🎃👻ᴊᴇғғ👻🎃 (@JXW727) October 1, 2021
He had been battling with cancer since April 2019. He was also diagnosed of Covid-19 and heart problems.
Loede worked as a freelancer with AP Radio for decades, receiving the 2020 AP Sports Stringer Lifetime Service Award.
.@MattLoede was the most selfless person to step foot in a Cleveland press box. There’s nowhere he wanted to be more, even during his courageous battle with cancer.
A tribute to a mentor, friend, colleague and inspiration:
— Zack Meisel (@ZackMeisel) October 1, 2021
Glad I got the chance to meet and work with Matt Loede. We talked about our shared esteem for @rickastley He went to a concert soon after and sent me clips of “Never Gonna Give You Up,” live! The world was a better place for him.
— Monica Thomas (@MJL_Thomas) October 1, 2021
I’m saddened to hear about the death of @MattLoede. He fought cancers butt for a few years in such an admirable way. He also loved Jesus and I was grateful to have him on our podcast to tell his story last year. Rest In Peace Matt!
— Jason Romano (@JasonRomano) October 1, 2021