- September 19, 2007 7:04 am at 7:04 am #74248
DICKSON Douglas A. Dickson, 54, host of the weekly radio program “Toss the Feathers,” and the nationally syndicated “A Toss the Feathers Christmas,” died Sunday, September 16, 2007, after a brief illness. Preceded in death by father Ralph Dickson. Survived by wife, Anna; mother, Eulene; children, Keith, Emily, Rachel and Alex; grandchild, Ava; sister, Debbie Petredis; and brother, Brian Dickson. Member, Shamrock Club; Volunteer, Dublin Irish Music Festival (co-chair, Celtic Rock Stage). Friends may call at O’SHAUGHNESSY FUNERAL HOME, 405 E. Town St., Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Private interment to follow. The family would welcome contributions to WCBE FM, 540 Jack Gibbs Blvd., Columbus, OH 43215 or Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd. S.E., Newark, OH 43056. “Sign the online guestbook at http://www.dispatch.com/obituaries”
Big loss for the local Celtic music scene. Very personable man. He will be missed. Heaven’s Ipod has a lot more Richard Thompson on it now. My sincere condolences go to his wife and family.
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