How did DJ Frank “Sonny’ Medal die? Co-founder of Midwest Tejano Radio Cause of death Explained

How did DJ Frank "Sonny' Medal die? Co-founder of Midwest Tejano Radio Cause of death Explained

Co-founder of Midwest Tejano DJ Frank ‘Sonny’ Medel has died. Let’s see more details about DJ Frank ‘Sonny’ Medel in the following paragraphs.

What happened to “Sonny” Medel?

Frank “Sonny” Medel, a popular mid-Michigan DJ, has died. He was 55.

Medel, a co-founder of, died Monday, February 6, his uncle Gilberto Guevara confirmed. Medel was also a Midwest Tejano Cultural Entertainment board member, executive vice president of T.C.T. (Total Control of the Trax), and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Cause of Death

A Popular DJ Frank “Sonny” Medal has passed away at the age of 55. As soon as the News came out, families and friends are pouring condolences on social media.

Frank’s death has been confirmed, however, the particular cause of death has not yet been disclosed. It is currently unknown what caused his death.

We are trying to contact Frank’s friends and family to find out more about his passing. We’ll update this area as soon as we find out any additional details about the unfortunate incident that caused so many individuals to tear up.

Who was DJ Frank?

He was a Board Member at Midwest Tejano Cultural Entertainment. Frank Went to St. Mary’s High School. Lives Currently he lives in Saginaw, Michigan From Saginaw, Michigan

Guevara said his nephew was a creative, positive person who loved music, especially Tejano music and the rock band KISS, loved to dance, and loved people. “He had many friends through his work as a DJ and the various parties and events throughout the Saginaw area and throughout the state of Michigan,” Guevara said.

A friend to many, Medel was generous and caring. “He was just a person who would give whatever he had. He never hesitated,” Guevara said. “He didn’t discriminate; he loved all people.”

International DJ day

Frank conveyed his wishes toward fellow DJs for International JD day. To all my DJ’s around the world. There are too many to name but the ones that gave me my start….. Rick Diaz, Jack E. Luna, Mike VanNorman, Ray Pearson, Robert Gomez Daniel Gonzalez: Thank you for believing in me. To the ones I started this crazy career with Adam Banda Gonzalez, Michael Angel Hernandez, Dwayne M Medel, Adam Tron Buitron III, B Medel, Louie Garcia, and I’m sure so many others.

Thank you for always being there. Of course, I have to thank my father Frank Medel Sr. & David Chantaca ( Emma Chantaca ) for giving me the tools to fulfill my dreams with advice and equipment. “Ain’t no Party Like a TCT Party cause a TCT Party don’t stop”


Louie Garcia, who founded with Medel a decade ago, said his longtime friend and colleague “treated everyone as family.” “That’s the way he was. If you knew him, you were part of his family,” Garcia said. “He was always the life of the party, and he enjoyed life to the fullest.”

Garcia said Medel was active in the community and often participated in events for veterans and youths. “Frank had a huge following,” he said. “He’s going to be missed by the community and, of course, by all our listeners on the station.”

In addition to his love for music, Medel loved his country, his uncle said. “He was in the U.S. Marine Corps, and he was very proud of being in the Marine Corps and serving his country.”

Tributes by Friends

Mexican American Council leaders shared their condolences via the organization’s Facebook page Monday afternoon.

“On behalf of the Mexican American Council, we are sending our deepest condolences to the Medel family. Frank ‘Sonny’ Medel was an amazing person that gave so much joy to our Great Lakes Bay Region! The entertainment that he gave us was amazing! RIP Sonny,” the post reads.

“He did a lot for the community to engage with our young people,” added Raymond Bobby DeLeon, president of the Mexican American Council. “It was not easy, but he was there. He gave 100% to our young people, so I’m very proud of that.”

Social Media Condolences

Laura O Shows Posted

What a sad day today to hear that 1of our DJ brothers Frank ‘Sonny’ Medel aka Dr. Love from has gained his wings today !! I would like to send my deepest condolences n my thoughts and prayers for comfort hearts to the Medal family and my extended radio family!!

He would always tell me that his dad loved my shows n was always tuned in to my shows!! Frank was such a very generous n loving soul… He will most definitely be missed… Rest in Heaven my hermano!! What a shocker.

Maya Posted

you’ll be missed ..he was always in good spirits never will I forget the random pop-ups to come to see my dad you being the DJ and your big smile saying “hi mija how are you” sending prayers to my medal family.

Santano Posted

Rip Frank ‘Sonny’ Medel! Get a good breakdance battle going on In heaven with my boy Nachito

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