FUN 107 New Bedford DJ Sharon Fogaren Santos Dead (PHOTOS)

sharon fogaren 1965 2009 on fun 107 site

FUN 107 DJ Sharon Fogaren Santos, co-host of the J.R. and Sharon morning show, has died two weeks after suffering a heart attack.  She was 44-years-old.

A native of New Bedford, Massachusetts, she earned a degree in Speech Communication from Bridgewater State College.  She began her broadcasting career at WPEP-AM in Tauton and spent time at ABC 6 in Providence, RI.  She also anchored and produced Your Health Matters  television series that aired in Bristol County Massachutsetts.

A self proclaimed shoe addict, she enjoyed traveling, reading and shopping.  She lived in Bristol County with her cat Marino.

The station posted a message on their website: "We thank everyone for their continued support, prayers, and we would like to continue her memory here on and we send our condolences to Sharon's family and close friends."

Fogaren had been associated with the station and show on and off for the past 14 years, rejoining J.R. in 2002.  Check out the J.R. and Sharon Facebook page here.

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