Feb. 21, 2020 :
Family and friends are mourning the death of comedian Steve Whalen who recently passed away.
Steve Whalen was a hilarious guy who created a unique place for himself in the New York comedy scene. He’ll be missed.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
Steve Whalen, aka @RealMrJokes, suddenly passed away last night unexpectedly. He was truly a one of a kind person and really a sweet sweet guy that loved to make people laugh more than anything in the world. Tell your friends you love them. pic.twitter.com/uPiQBleJQi
— Brett Davis (@BrettDavisRIP) February 21, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
My friend Steve “Mr. Jokes” Whalen meant so much, not only to me, but to the entire community.
This man is comedy royalty. If you don’t believe me, I heard he he once went to Burger King and OVERTHREW him.
Tell someone you care about a joke today, they’ll need it.
I love you pic.twitter.com/QjPQkrd3mk
— Joe Rumrill (@2tonbug) February 21, 2020