DETROIT radio legend DICK PURTAN got married this weekend, exchanging vows with DONNA HAMMAR in a small outdoor ceremony at his home. PURTAN, who . Nov 05, · If you didn’t know Gail, you certainly know her husband, Detroit radio legend Dick Purtan. I take that back, if you know Dick, you knew Gail. They were high school sweethearts, together nearly 65 Author: Paul W. Smith.
I t was heartwarming news when retired Detroit radio legend Dick Purtan announced his marriage to Donna Hammar last June. Two years earlier, Purtan had lost his beloved wife of 60 years, Gail, after a valiant fight with cancer. Oct 31, · Gail Purtan was blessed with a lifelong "Love Story". At the tender age of 15, a 16 year old classmate at Kenmore, New York High School, a boy named Dick, called and nervously asked her out. The rest is history.
Nov 03, · Gail Purtan, a philanthropist and the wife of longtime Detroit radio personality Dick Purtan, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, , at the age of 80, her daughter said. Mrs. Purtan spent more than 20 Author: Sarah Rahal. Jun 17, · Purtan, 83, retired a decade ago from his final job in radio at WOMC-FM (). In , he lost his wife of 60 years, Gail, after her more than year battle with ovarian and breast cancer and a Author: Julie Hinds.
Oct 31, · Dick Purtan • The matriarch of “Purtan’s People” is gone — Gail Purtan, who was married to Detroit radio legend Dick Purtan for 60 years, and is the mother of the couple’s six beautiful daughters — Jennifer, Jackie, Jessica, JoAnn, Jill and Julie — died Wednesday morning after years of battling a variety of serious health issues. Nov 01, · Gail Purtan passed away on October 31, in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Funeral Home Services for Gail are being provided by McCabe Funeral Home, sexpert.xyz: Oct 31,