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Former Cox Radio San Antonio Chief Engineer Dies

Richard Schuh has passed away at 71

Richard Alan Schuh, chief engineer for Cox Radio San Antonio from 1985 to 2010, passed away in late March.

He is survived by Carol Schuh, his sons Gregory Schuh and wife Roseanne, and Andrew Schuh and wife Jennifer; daughter, Jennifer and husband Matthew Broderick; granddaughters Abigail and Savannah Schuh, and grandsons, Nicholas Broderick and Collin Schuh; brothers David and Christopher Schuh and sister Carole Cownie, as well as nephews, nieces and cousins.

Born in Buffalo, N.Y., his LinkedIn profile lists his first position in radio as a chief engineer for the McClendon Co. in his home city in 1970, then transitioning to Dallas. He then became director of engineering for the General Cinema Corp., overseeing five AM stations, ranging from Cleveland, Philadelphia, Houston and Atlanta from 1972–74. Schuh then transitioned to Crawford Broadcasting, where he supervised nine AM/FM stations was based in Irving, Texas. He was then named chief engineer of Southwestern Broadcasters’ KLLS(AM/FM) in San Antonio.

Schuh spent the bulk of his career with Cox Media, where he was chief engineer for KSMG(FM) and KISS(FM).

His obituary lists his passions as “broadcasting, ham radio, flying, and most importantly — his grandchildren.”

A memorial service will be held at Shearer Hills Baptist Church, San Antonio, on April 5, at 3 p.m.