Schwartz started in radio as a teenager and became a radio legend in Chicago over several decades at several stations.
Dave Baum, a former WBBM talk show host, was a colleague at WIND. He told WBBM Radio that Schwartz's whole life revolved around radio and a passion for entertaining and helping people.
Known as Chicago Ed, Schwartz spent much of his time on the overnight airwaves. His radio career ended in 1995.