The doctor took John’s wife aside. In a comforting voice, he told her John was nearing the end. His cancer had returned and spread to every organ in his body. The wife sobbed on the doctor’s shoulder. She summoned the courage to hold her husband’s hand and kiss him goodbye.
Robert (Bob) Dustman was Oakland County Executive (Michigan) L. Brooks Patterson’s chief spokesman and Director of Media & Communications for seventeen years. Mr. Dustman also enjoyed a distinguished and successful twenty-five year career as a radio and television broadcast journalist in Michigan. After retiring in 2009, Mr. Dustman wrote 3 books that were published and served as a free-lance public relations consultant.