Lynda S. Dartnell, 71, of Center City, a Realtor for more than 20 years and a former radio and TV promotion director, died of complications from chemotherapy Sunday, Sept. 11, at Pennsylvania Hospital.
Ms. Dartnell graduated from Bloomfield (N.J.) High School in 1958 and earned a bachelor's degree from Temple University in 1966. She briefly sold residential real estate in Jenkintown and Cheltenham before joining KYW-AM (1060) in Philadelphia in 1967.
She became director of promotion at the all-news station and, in the late 1970s, helped launch an ad campaign with the slogan "Catch the Spirit."
Ms. Dartnell briefly worked in promotions for KYW-TV before becoming director of information services for WCAU-AM (1210) in 1983.