Christopher ‘Kit’ Carson, Maplewoodian and Limbaugh Chief of Staff, Passes Away

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Christopher “Kit” Carson, a Maplewood resident and father of two who served for 27 years as Rush Limbaugh’s Chief of Staff, passed away on Monday at the age of 56.

Limbaugh dedicated a good portion of his show Monday to an emotional tribute to Carson, saying that his death after a four-year battle with brain cancer left “a huge void in everybody’s heart.”

Carson died at his home in Maplewood, according to an obituary in the Star-Ledger. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows on Saturday.

For more information, read the full obituary:

Christopher “Kit” Carson, 56, of Maplewood, N.J., died on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at home. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 217 Prospect St., South Orange, N.J., on Saturday, Jan. 31, at 3 p.m. Arrangements are by The Jacob A. Holle Funeral Home, Maplewood. For more information or to send condolences, please visit Kit was the chief of staff of The Rush Limbaugh Show in New York City for 27 years. He was a graduate of Indiana University with a B.A. in communications. He was the beloved husband of Theresa Lemieux Carson; devoted dad to John “Jack” and Jesse Carson; dear brother of John and Mary Carson; devoted son of Barbara J. Carson and the late John David Carson of Milwaukee, Wis. Kit is survived by many loving nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at or Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center at would be appreciated.


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