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‘Legendary Santa’ Dan Rowe dies at 93

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Posted at 1:12 PM, Dec 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-15 00:20:31-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Dan Rowe, known to generations of Richmond-area families as “Legendary Santa,” has died. Rowe, born in 1927, greeted children for half a century during the holidays beginning in 1966 – first at Miller & Rhoades department store in downtown Richmond, later (after the store closed in 1989) at Thalhimer’s and more recently at the Children’s Museum of Richmond. Click here to read more about Mr. Rowe on the Henrico Citizen.