Ronnie James Dio’s Right-Hand Man Dean Schachtel Dies

"Mere hours after the conclusion of this year’s Ronnie James Dio memorial event, one of the people most instrumental for its planning and implementation suddenly passed away.

Dean Schachtel, GM of Dio’s Niji Entertainment Group and a board member of the Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund established in his memory, has died at the age of 49. Schachtel’s wife Teresa shared the news via Facebook in a post..."