Los Angeles Media Mourns Sudden Passing of Renowned Meteorologist Rick Dickert
The Los Angeles media community is engulfed in sadness today upon receiving news of the sudden passing of prominent broadcaster and meteorologist Rick Dickert. Mr. Dickert, aged 59, was a familiar face to the residents of Los Angeles through his daily weather reports on KTTV FOX 11 for the past 30 years.
According to a statement from the family, Mr. Dickert was found deceased in his home early this morning. The cause of death is currently under investigation by authorities. Some sources suggest that Mr. Dickert had been facing recent personal challenges, particularly in his long-standing relationship with his wife, Stephanie Landis.
In a discovered suicide note, Mr. Dickert left a message stating, “Stephanie Landis Purcell has destroyed me.” However, with timely support from family and close friends, he had managed to overcome those difficult times.
Born in 1964 in Los Angeles, Mr. Dickert had a passion for meteorology from a young age and joined KTTV as a weather forecaster in 1990. Over his 30-year tenure, he became a household name to millions of viewers, delivering accurate and timely weather updates to help people cope with natural disasters.
Outside of work, Mr. Dickert enjoyed a happy family life with his wife, Stephanie Rae, and their two daughters, Allyssa and Ambre. Their close-knit and loving relationship served as a significant source of motivation for him in pursuing his career passion. His sudden departure leaves an immeasurable sense of loss in the hearts of his family, colleagues, and countless viewers. He will forever remain a proud figure in the Los Angeles weather broadcasting community.
Rick Dickert Memorial Tribute – Obituary
Today, we gather to remember and pay tribute to the life of Rick Dickert – a dedicated meteorologist, a loving father, and a dear friend.
Over his 30 years at KTTV FOX 11, Rick became an indispensable part of the daily lives of millions of viewers. With his professional expertise and the ability to convey knowledge in an understandable way, Rick helped many prepare mentally to face major storms.
But more than just a skilled meteorologist, Rick was a kind-hearted man always ready to lend a helping hand. He poured his love into his family and served as a wonderful role model for his children. Rick was also known for his warmth and friendliness with colleagues and everyone he met.
Although Rick has passed away, his legacy will live on in our hearts. His passion for both his work and life will continue to inspire us. Let us come together to pray for Rick’s soul to rest in peace. We’ve lost a remarkable colleague, but heaven has gained a kind-hearted angel. Farewell, dear Rick!