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The Detroit Free Press, “Dell Warner, the often edgy but always caring newswoman, died Wednesday of cancer. She was 84 and lived in Oak Park.  An Emmy Award-winning broadcaster and former adviser to Lt. Gov. Martha Griffiths, Ms. Warner’s diverse career included singing on Broadway in 1956 in “Happy Hunting,” which starred Ethel Merman. Known to family and friends as Bubbee, Ms. Warner left the footlights for Detroit, where she became public information officer for a 600-patient methadone maintenance clinic in Detroit. Her work as an advocate led to a job hosting “Woman to Woman” on WXYZ-TV (Channel 7). ….”

Always ready to do interviews ans speeches, the University of Michigan Health System’s newsletters announced an interview she did on August 11, 2016, “The noon newscast on WDIV-TV Channel 4 Detroit will feature a report on an upcoming charity event that will help support research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, by Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., Neurology and her team. Reporter Dell Warner interviewed Dr. Feldman recently at her lab, and also visited Florine Mark, the founder of Weight Watchers, who lost her husband to ALS. Ms. Mark’s daughter is helping organize the Sept. 16 charity event, which will be hosted by developer and U-M donor A. Alfred Taubman.”

Del Warner

Source: University of Michigan Health Care System

Always civic minded and a supporter of diversity, she co-chaired “Aid for AIDS Research”.

Dell Warner

Dell Warner

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