Merle “Lee” Mackenzie, 73

Merle “Lee” Mackenzie, a well-known valley radio personality, passed away January 17, 2018  in Modesto following a lengthy illness. He was 73.  Lee spent most of his life in local broadcasting, including radio stations KBEE, KEJC and KCIV.He was also an Amateur Radio Extra Class radio operator call sign WA6MLM.  He is survived by his wife, a son in San Antonio, TX  and four daughters.