The MAB learned this past weekend that Dick Estell, legendary voice of the Radio Reader, had passed away. According to family, via WKAR (East Lansing), Estell died peacefully Friday, May 6, 2016.
Dick Estell continued broadcasting into his 90th year, retiring from the airwaves in March of 2016.
WKAR has made available some stories celebrating Dick’s career:
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.