Jerry Blavat dances with the ladies at Memories in Margate in 2018. Blavat died at 82.

Jerry Blavat, ‘The Geator with the Radiator,’ Dies at 82

Jerry Blavat, the fast-talking Philadelphia DJ and impresario known as “The Geator with the Heater,” has died at 82. His tireless promotion of pioneering black artists of the 1950s and 1960s shaped the city’s pop music culture where he has maintained an iconic presence for seven decades. Mr. Blavat shot to fame as a dancer …

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