"Early this Father's Day morning, our dad Casey Kasem passed away surrounded by family and friends. Even though we know he is in a better place and no longer suffering, we are heartbroken. Thank you for all your love, support and prayers. The world will miss Casey Kasem, an incredible talent and humanitarian; we will miss our Dad. With love, Kerri, Mike and Julie."
Kerri Kasem was involved in a recent legal battle over visitation rights to her father, claiming that Casey Kasem's second wife, Jean Kasem and her stepchildren were preventing Kerri from visiting Casey Kasem. Kerri was ultimately granted visitation,