• Illinois Radio Broadcaster Jim Wyman Dies At 73

    January 14, 2022 at 5:08 AM (PT)
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    Wyman (Photo: Davenport Family Funeral Homes)

    ILLINOIS radio sportscaster JIM WYMAN died SUNDAY (1/9) at 73.

    WYMAN worked as PD/Station Manager and sportscaster at GALESBURG BROADCASTING CO.'s WGIL-A and WAAG/GALESBURG, IL in 1971-76, then as Sports Dir. at WSPY/PLANO. IL in 1976-80 and in a part-time capacity at WSPY from 1986 through his passing, also returning to WGIL to call GALESBURG HIGH SCHOOL girls' basketball in 2007-009 and 2013-14. He had a second career as a teacher at WILLIAM FREMD HIGH SCHOOL in PALATINE, IL, retiring from that post in 2007, and as an English professor at WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE and DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY.

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