Former WYSO/Dayton PD Ruth Dawson Yellowhawk Dies
August 10, 2010 at 5:30 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY noncommercial WYSO/DAYTON PD and personality RUTH DAWSON YELLOWHAWK, who died SATURDAY (8/7) in SOUTH DAKOTA after a battle with metastatic lung cancer at 50, according to the DAYTON DAILY NEWS.
YELLOWHAWK served as PD of the station from 1984 to 1996. Until her illness forced her retirement, she ran programs for the KETTERING FOUNDATION's National Issues Forum. She was a non-smoker who was diagnosed with lung cancer earlier this SUMMER.