Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Obituary for 'Trader Al' Dick Alliger

ALLIGER, RICHARD JANSEN - of Strathmere. Born June 18, 1934 in Philadelphia, PA, passed away March 26, 2013. Dick Alliger is survived by his two sisters, Joan H. Alliger and Nancy A. Foulke; his niece, Deborah R. Pelham; brothers-in-law, Hugh Foulke and David Foulke.
Dick was a publicist, handling advertising and promotion in radio and print and he created "Panorama Magazine" located in Doylestown, PA. He headed The Upper Township Beach Patrol in Strathmere. And was Public Relations Director for Sea Isle City. Dick was active in political and community affairs starting in Bucks County, PA as a disc jockey at WBUX. He ran political campaigns in Doylestown, PA and supported candidates in South Jersey. Dick's great love was his long running, syndicated radio show, "Make Believe Ballroom" heard up and down the East Coast where he played Big Band Music for his many fans. Over the years, Dick met many of those band leaders and had some great stories to share. He also had a Band in South Jersey that played on the board walk in Ocean City among other places.
Dick had a great sense of humor and always had a good joke to share. He was a fixture in Strathmere and will be sorely missed by his family and many loyal friends.

For condolences to the family, www.godfreyfuneralhome.com
Published in The Press of Atlantic City on May 5, 2013
There will be a memorial at The Deauville held by his sister on Sat., 5/18/13 1-3 pm

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