Longtime "Creature Feature" Host, Chuck Acri, Has Died From Cancer


MOLINE-- Chuch Acri, host of the 'Acri Creature Feature' has died. He was 79-years-old.

The Acri family tells News 8 Chuck passed away Saturday June 9, 2018 after battling cancer. He had been in hospice care in Texas over the past few weeks.

Acri was a Saturday staple for decades on WQAD News 8 with the "Acri Creature Feature.' The classic and cult horror show was broadcasted in the Quad Cities and surrounding local TV markets.

Acri was also a successful businessman, founding The Acri  Company, a Milan home improvement business.

Visitation will be at Van Hoe Funeral Home in East Moline.

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