We can't let too much time go by without noting this:
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that former WDBN/94.9 Medina owner Robert Miller has passed away at the age of 71, from complications stemming from lung disease.
Miller bought the powerful Medina-based FM station in 1968 off of a stint at Cleveland's WERE/1300. The station now known as Rubber City Radio Akron market country outlet WQMX once programmed beautiful music as "The Quiet Island", from a studio and transmitter facility near the I-71/Rt. 18 interchange.
The PD article also points out something even those who knew Miller from WDBN may not have realized - he was a dynamic community leader in Medina County, long after he'd sold the radio station...