Greg Cozzo, better known by his popular known as The Big Red Hat, sadly passed away on December 12th 2022. Tributes abounded as news of his passing spread like wildfire across social media .
How did Greg Cozzo die?
The sudden and tragic death of Greg Cozzo, known by many as The Big Red Hat!, shocked everyone who knew him on December 12, 2022. Greg Cozzo leaving behind family, friends, and his loyal fan base in devastation and mourning.
Chris Hayes, a close friend of Greg’s, remembers him fondly saying that no matter the situation, whether he was entertaining the crowd at Orange Show Raceway or broadcasting late-night on KCAL, Greg Cozzo always had a true zest for life and an enthusiasm that was contagious to all those around him. He was the ultimate life of any room he entered and will be sorely missed.
What was his cause of death?
The unexpected death of Greg Cozzo has left many with unanswered questions as to what caused his unfortunate passing. Unfortunately, very little information is available at the moment regarding his cause of death .
The staff at bareillycollege are making attempts to reach out to the family and relatives in an effort to gather more information on the incident. We understand how important finding answers can be in such a difficult time and will update this page when any further details become available. In the meantime, we extend our deepest sympathies to those affected by his untimely loss and hope that more information on Greg Cozzo’s cause of death can be found soon.
Early life and career
Greg Cozzo was an especially beloved and respected presence in both the entertainment and motorcamp industries due to the his work as a late-night broadcaster on KCAL and his affiliation with Lucas Oil. Since 1989, Lucas Oil has been a manufacturer and distributor of automotive oil, additives, and lubricants. Mr. Cozzo was always cheerful and generous when he was seen around the Lucas Oil office, earning him the affectionate nickname of “The Big Red Hat!” since he often sported a large red cowboy hat. His duties for MAVTV were no less impressive;MAVTV is a cable television channel targeting motorsport fans that is owned by Lucas Oil. Currently CJ Olivares is acting president at MAVTV, showing what a success Greg Cozzo left behind.
Tributes pour Greg Cozzo death
Everyone, I have just found out that my good friend Greg Cozzo aka The Big Red Hat has passed away… I’m sitting here with tears in my eyes as I just spoke to him just the other day. We always found a way to hang out together other than just the Chilibowl. He brought smiles and laughter to all that were around him. The things he did with children, especially in hospitals, so that for a split moment they could experience some joy… This one really hurts… R.I.P. brother and I’ll see ya on the flip side!!! 💔
RIP Greg Cozzo The Big Red Hat you will be missed by many. Im glad we got a chance to embrace and talk a few days ago in Indy. Such good memories in a short time. Your energy and compassion will be hard to replace my friend. My sincerest condolences to your family.
Man at a loss of words, this guy always made me smile had such positive energy and lifted everyone around him. Greg Cozzo you will truly be missed , he was there from my start shooting the Lucas Oil Off Road series for over a decade until it ended and saw him at other events across the country. Man we had some great times buddy… RIP #Bigredcowboyhat