WKAR has learned that Dick Estell, legendary voice of the Radio Reader, has passed away. According to family, Estell died peacefully Friday, May 6, 2016.
Dick Estell continued broadcasting into his 90th year, retiring from the airwaves in March of 2016.
We'd like to share with you these stories celebrating Dick's career:
- Radio Reader Estell to Leave Airwaves After Storied Career
- After 52 years, Radio Reader Dick Estell signs off
Memorial information will be shared at the Radio Reader website.
For those desiring, contributions may be made in Dick's memory to the WKAR Radio Reading
Service for sight-impaired, which he founded in 1973. You can contribute your Memorial Gift to Radio Reading Service Here.