Cannon was known as ?The Dean of Philadelphia Radio,? hosting morning radio in Philadelphia from 1969 until he retired in 2004. The Cannon in the Morning show began on WIBG and was also later heard on WIP, WFIL, WIFI, WSNI, and WOGL. WOGL Music Director Tommy McCarthy tells Philly.com, "Don was the kind of guy who, when he walked into a room, just took it over." Cannon had been ill for a while and had been receiving treatment at the intensive care unit at Lankenau Hospital for the past month. He was 74.
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