Julie Purtan Death – Julie Purtan, the daughter of American Radio Personality Dick Purtan passed away after battling Thyroid Cancer. She died on Monday, June 7, 2021. Julie Purtan was 45 years old at the time of her death. According to Dick Purtan, she was doing fine after extensive surgery and radiation and was looking forward to being completely healed. Dick reveals that it appears that her heart simply stopped, as they didn’t really know what happened.
She was described as kind, caring, loyal, loving, and amazing. Julie was a devoted wife to her best friend and husband of 19 years, Brad. They have a son Brayden together.
Who Is Dick Purtan?
Paul Richard “Dick” Purtan is a radio personality in the United States. His previous radio position was as the host of a morning radio show on WOMC, which served the Detroit, Michigan radio market. Purtan also worked as a disc jockey on WKNR, WXYZ, CKLW, WCZY-FM, which became WKQI in 1989, and WOMC from 1996 until his retirement in 2010.
Purtan is well-known for his charitable efforts. Purtan and his “Purtan’s People” team host an annual radiothon to help the “Bed and Bread” program of the Salvation Army. Over $30 million had been given to the Bed and Bread initiative as a result of Purtan’s efforts. Additionally, the funds were utilized to acquire additional Bed and Bread vehicles that make daily meal delivery to needy individuals in the Detroit area.
Purtan lent his voice to Beverly Hills Cop III. In the 1973 picture Detroit 9000, he had a little appearance as a police detective. Purtan announced his resignation on the morning of February 13, 2010, effective March 26, 2010.
His deceased wife, Gail, and he resided in West Bloomfield. As of 2014, he and one of his six children, Jackie, continue to maintain contact with their audience via his daily blog and Facebook. He also began producing a weekly podcast, which ranges from 20 minutes to an hour in length and focuses on diverse “Puritan People.” His daughter Joanne was a local newscaster on Channel 7 WXYZ. In June of 2020, Purtan wedded after losing his wife of 60 years, Gail, to cancer in 2018.
Julie Purtan’s obituary was released by the family…
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