Jack Hanna’s Family Thanks Fans For ‘kind Messages’ Amid Alzheimers Battle
The Columbus Zoo has made it possible for admirers to send Jack Hanna encouraging messages as he battles Alzheimer's disease.
Hanna, the longtime superintendent of the Columbus Zoo, became a well-known figure after appearing on numerous talk programs to promote the zoo and showcase animals. In 1992, he re
He resigned as director emeritus in 2020 and announced the following year that he was retiring from public life after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
Today, his wife Suzi is caring for him. Three daughters are shared by the couple: Kathaleen, Suzanne, and Julie.
While Dad/Jack is still mobile, his intellect is failing him, the light in his eyes has dimmed, and we mourn him every moment of every day," read a tweet posted to Hanna's social m
We are so appreciative of your thoughtful messages, words of encouragement, and respect for our family's privacy over the past two and a half years.
Due to dementia, renowned zookeeper Jack Hanna, who frequently appeared on television, has announced his retirement from public life.
Doctors have diagnosed our father, Jack Hanna, with dementia, which is now believed to be Alzheimer's disease," Hanna's family tweeted.