Christy McDonald reflects on loss of beloved husband Jamie Samuelsen
DETROIT – On July 27, 2020, radio host Jamie Samuelsen announced on the air that he had colon cancer. March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and she’s taking up the cause to honor her husband. She now has way too much of it when it comes to colon cancer. Even with Colon Cancer Awareness at what must be an all-time high. But that job is left to McDonald now because Samuelsen never got the chance.
Remembering a Metro Detroit man who spent more than 20 years in the ‘Jeopardy!’ writer’s room
DETROIT – Fans of “Jeopardy!” all across Metro Detroit have been sharing memories of Alex Trebek as his final shows air this week. One Metro Detroit mother and father have a very personal connection to the longtime host as their son made it from Wayne State to the “Jeopardy!” writer’s room. READ: Here’s when Alex Trebek’s final ‘Jeopardy!’ episodes will air and what happens nextSteven Dorfman’s parents said they noticed his gift for knowledge even back in his high school years. Alex Trebek came to Michigan from California to attend Steven Dorfman’s funeral. READ: A look at Alex Trebek’s most memorable ‘Jeopardy!’ momentsMany fans of “Jeopardy!” have been watching Alex Trebek’s final episodes all week long and Friday’s episode will be bittersweet.
‘Alto was the rock star’: Bob Seger remembers longtime bandmate Alto Reed
Last night, under the light of the full moon and surrounded by family at home, our beautiful father passed gently on to the next realm. He lead an extraordinary life, marked by passion, determination, and dreams come true; an action packed adventure filled top to bottom with love, magic, dear friends, family, and unspeakable joys. And tomorrow, on New Year’s Eve, we will be celebrating his incredible life; we hope everyone that loved him will do the same. We also encourage friends and fans who loved him to honor his life through regular screenings and other early prevention methods for colon cancer. Dad, we hope you have fun, flying high over everyone playing your sax, just like you did in the 70s.
Why you shouldnt be afraid to get a colonoscopy
Hank Winchester got his first colonoscopy to find out what you can expect and to explain why the examination is so critical. The test is easy, Hank said. But like Jamie, Im in my 40s and have a family. Simple, but critical testThe colonoscopy is a simple test, but its critical for early detection. RELATED: Video diary: Hank Winchester chronicles colonoscopy experienceMORE: Health news and resources
97.1s Mike Stone talks about his friend and colleague Jamie Samuelsen
Jamie Samuelsen lost his 19-month battle with colon cancer Saturday and now a family is mourning a husband and a father. Mike Stone has hosted the Jamie and Stoney Show on 97.1 The Ticket with Samuelsen for four years. Jamie Samuelsen; impactful, funny kind and smart, Stone says of Samuelsens legacy. Jamie Samuelsen, the best damn friend you could ever have, a tremendous broadcaster on @971theticketxyt passed away tonight at 48. Bob Wojnowski (@bobwojnowski) August 1, 2020I am heartbroken by the passing of my great longtime friend and radio partner Jamie Samuelsen.
Detroit sports personality Jamie Samuelsen dies at 48
DETROIT Longtime Detroit sports writer and radio host Jamie Samuelsen died Saturday, The Ticket reported. Each morning since my diagnosis, I got up, turned on the radio mic and got to talk sports, Samuelsen said. Everything youre going to read and hear about Jamie Samuelsen is on the money - he was just the best - as a broadcaster, of course. Jamie Samuelsen, the best damn friend you could ever have, a tremendous broadcaster on @971theticketxyt passed away tonight at 48. Bob Wojnowski (@bobwojnowski) August 1, 2020I am heartbroken by the passing of my great longtime friend and radio partner Jamie Samuelsen.
Detroit sports personality Jamie Samuelsen says hes battling colon cancer
DETROIT Longtime Detroit sports writer and radio host Jamie Samuelsen revealed on Monday that hes been fighting colon cancer. Samuelsen announced the news on his radio show, the Jamie & Stoney Show, on 97.1 The Ticket. Each morning since my diagnosis, I got up, turned on the radio mic and got to talk sports, Samuelsen said. So I wanted to continue to have fun and not let cancer get in the way of doing what I loved. Samuelsen has been a Detroit sports media staple since 1994, when he first joined WDFN.
Paul Gross: My first colonoscopy
I actually met Dr. Szilagy at last year's American Cancer Society Relay for Life in West Bloomfield. The whole process started with a consultation, where Dr. Szilagy assessed my medical history and current physical condition, and explained how the procedure works. Dr. Szilagy then came over, and I expected the standard "everything looks fine," line that he probably gives a lot of patients. If you've been putting off your colonoscopy because you're scared, don't be. Colon cancer kills about 50,000 people a year.