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‘Dandy Dan’ Leonard dies in California

Dan Leonard brought rock and rock to Syracuse radio and went on to become one of the market’s legendary jocks. Leonard, who spent 27 years on the air in central New York starting in 1954 at WNDR, died Feb. 11 from cancer in California at the age of 75.

In 1993, Leonard was honored with the first Lifetime Achievement Award at the Syracuse Areas Music Awards.

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