Evil Dave, who's real name is David VanDam died in his Illinois home on July 3. He was buried at Memorial Park Cemetery in Skokie, just outside of Chicago. While his family did not provide a cause of death, they hinted the radio personality may have passed away from cancer.
In his obituary in the Chicago Tribune, Evil Dave's family asked that donations be made to the American Cancer Society. In photos obtained exclusively from The Gonzo Podcast, flowers are seen laying on top of his burial site.
Evil Dave was known for mimicking the voice of former late night host David Letterman during prank phone calls.
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"He just happened to be from basically the same area in the Midwest Letterman is from. Same accent. So with a slight adjustment he sounded exactly like DL," said Lange. "Eerie how on the money it was. & as retarded as he was he mastered subtle pauses inflections & comedic timing DL was known for."
"We'd all write lines for him. Me not many. But Freddie and Benjy worked hard on them. They were genius," continued Lange. "But he'd mis pronounce tons of stuff. Or add his own jokes. Drove us crazy. But part of his genius was making the mistakes hilarious too. So EDL was what comedy calls GOLD..."
Evil Dave was 63-years-old.
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