Dan Starr is the devastated husband of Fox 2 News meteorologist, Jessica Starr –who committed suicide weeks after eye surgery.
Dan’s gorgeous wife was a Michigan native who had worked for the local news station since 2012. Her death was announced on-air by her Fox 2 News family on December 13th.
According to reports, she had been struggling for weeks after she received Lasik eye surgery, last October. In her last tweet on November 14th she wrote “Update; yesterday was a struggle for me. I really wanted to come back but I need more time to recover. Please keep me in your thoughts during this challenging time. Will keep you updated.”
35-year-old Jessica had two meteorology degrees from Michigan State University and Mississippi State University. Jessica began her career at WLNS-TV in Lansing, Michigan as their weekend meteorologist in 2008.
That same year she moved to WBFF-TV in Baltimore, Maryland –where she covered weather and community events. After four years with WBFF, she joined Fox 2 as their meteorologist.
She is survived by her husband Dan Starr and the couple’s two young children, five-year-old son, Noah and two-year-old daughter, Rilley.
Dan Starr is actually Daniel Rose, he and wife Jessica had been married since 2010. According to his social media, he works in sales at Medical Device Sales.
According to his LinkedIn, Dan Rose attended Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Preperatory from 1994 until 1997. He obtained his Associates from Oakland Community College and his Bachelor of Arts from Oakland University. He is currently listed as a Senior Sales Representative at Radiometer. He was previously an Account Exec at Alere Inc. –and also worked in the same role at Nova Biomedical.