Dan Ruggles began his broadcasting career in 1948 in Massachusetts. He moved to Vermont in 1958 to purchase WSKI-AM, Montpelier. He provided stable leadership for the station, which had changed hands twice in two years. He continued to operate WSKI until 1989.
Dan was a former Vermont State Senator representing Washington County, a past commissioner on the Vermont Public Service Board, a past President of the Barre VT Lions Club, a past chaiman of the Montpelier Red Cross, a past fund chair of the Washington County United Way and a former President of the VAB.
Dan moved to Marblehead, MA in 1996 and passed away July 21, 2022 in Brooksby Village, MA.