DOB Unknown – August 2, 2011
Wendy Kale was a music writer who over the course of some 30 years, reported on the Denver, Colorado scene for Boulder’s Colorado Daily. Kale began her music career as a college concert promoter during the late ’70s, eventually working shows by the likes of B.B. King, Jerry Garcia, the Rolling Stones and the Eagles. During the mid ’80s, she began writing a column for the Colorado Daily, and went on to become the one constant at area venues as she soaked in shows for review in the paper. A tireless supporter of the local scene, Kale has been credited for being the first to champion the Samples and Big Head Todd and the Monsters. On August 2, 2011, Wendy Kale’s lifeless body was found in her home. Cause of death was not immediately known, but according to officials, did not appear to be suspicious. She was 58.