Jamie recently announced he was fighting colon cancer for over a year.
via Anthony French of the Detroit Free Press,
Jamie Samuelsen, a longtime voice on the Detroit sports media scene, died on Saturday after a lengthy battle with colon cancer. He was 48 years old.
Samuelsen was diagnosed with colon cancer 19 months ago but kept his condition private until last week. Samuelsen died on Saturday tonight.
He is survived by his wife, Christy McDonald, and three children, Caroline, 16; Josh, 14; and Catherine, 11.
Samuelsen spent nearly his entire professional career in the Detroit market, most recently on WXYT co-hosting the “Jamie and Stoney” morning show with Heather Park since 2016. Before that, Samuelsen spent time at WDFN, WRIF and WCSX on the radio, Fox 2 on television and wrote blog posts on Freep.com for over a decade.
Kirkland Crawford of the Detroit Free Press on Jamie a few days ago,