Award-winning radio DJ who was the morning host and music director for WMEX-Boston.
He served in the U.S. Air Force and directed the Armed Forces Radio Network out of San Antonio, Texas.
He died at age 46 in a car crash on Interstate 95, en route from Florida to Rhode Island.
He was married and divorced twice, and fathered four children.
He launched the career of singer Harry Chapin by playing Chapin's hit song, "Taxi." The two became friends, and Chapin later wrote a song "W*O*L*D" about Connors' life.