Alliance Radio Owner Dies

The patriarch of the Peterson family, owner of Alliance-based WZKL/92.5 “Q92” and WDPN/1310, died Saturday evening at the age of 88.

Donald A. Peterson, who was publisher of the Alliance Review newspaper before owning the Stark County city’s two radio stations, was a Navy veteran and participated in numerous boards in the Alliance and Stark County region. The Youngstown native spent the bulk of his life in Alliance.

His family continues to operate the radio stations today. Grandson Donald Peterson III is the general manager of Q92 and WDPN.

A full obituary, and a link to an online condolence book, is at the website of the Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home in Alliance…

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