What happened to Jeff Burton?
In March 2021, St. Louis radio host Jeff Burton of 105.7 The Point revealed that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer. His co-host on “The Rizzuto Show” informed viewers on Monday, July 11, that Jeff had stopped receiving treatment and entered hospice care.
Love and prayers are being sent from his friends and fans. There have been on-air requests for assistance by other radio hosts.
101 ESPN’s Randy Karrakar said of the man, “He’s a broadcast legend in our field and just a beautiful human being.”
What happened to Jeff Burton from The Rijuto Show?
On The Rizzuto Show in March 2021, Jeff revealed that he had just been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Being a comedian at heart, the sad news was hidden as a joke. Naturally, his co-hosts laughed with him, but sadly when the health update boiled just below the surface. “I was so upset that [co-host] Tony was at full risk of cancer, so I decided to go ahead and get some cancer,” he said.
Fox2Now reports that Tony Patrico was diagnosed with kidney cancer in October 2020. Tony underwent surgery and took a month off before returning at the end of the year. Chemotherapy for Jeff’s treatment was followed by “one pill per month and one pill per day.” At that time he had planned six chemotherapy sessions, each with a gap of three weeks.
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Burton is the younger brother of former Cup Series racer Ward Burton. Jeff Burton was married to Kim Burton and they have two children, Page and Harrison. Like his father, Harrison competes in the Cup Series as a NASCAR driver. Another of Burton’s brothers, Brian, took over the family’s construction company instead of competing in NASCAR.
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Jeff Burton is a NASCAR race car driver who has a net worth of $55 million. In his career, Jeff Burton won 21 Cup Series races, making him one of Richard Childress Racing’s famous team members. Burton won his first race in the Winston Cup Series in 1993 before signing on to drive for Richard Childress, and the following year, he was named NASCAR’s Rookie of the Year.
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Jeff Burton is currently 55 years old. American former professional stock car racer Jeffrey Tyler Burton, also known as The Meyer, is now a racing commentator. He won 21 races in the NASCAR Cup Series throughout his career, including the 1999 Southern 500 and two Coca-Cola 600s in 1999 and 2001.
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Jeff Burton is active on Twitter with his username @JeffBurton. He tweets frequently on Twitter and has 178.8K followers. If you want to follow him on Twitter click on this link and hit the follow button there.
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In terms of his personal life, Burton is married to Kim, whom he had met in high school since 1992. The couple’s son Harrison, who also runs in NASCAR, is one of the couple’s two children. The family lives in Huntersville, North Carolina.
Burton made his professional racing debut in the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 1988 and followed in the footsteps of his older brother Ward Burton, a former Sprint Cup racer and Daytona 500 champion, to achieve his first career win in 1990. He began his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career three years later at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, while driving for Phil Matrocki of the FILMAR Racing Team.
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