Ron passed away at Nanaimo General Hospital after a long battle with kidney disease. He is survived by his loving wife Edith, brother Alfred (Brenda), niece Ashley (Andrew), great niece and nephew Isabella and Will, stepson Dwayne, grandchildren Tyler and Kylie and stepdaughter Pat (Rick).
Ron served in the Naval Reserve prior to joining Canada Customs for 33 years. He retired to Deep Bay on Vancouver Island in 1993.
He was involved with various Fish and Wildlife Organizations in the Kootenays and Vancouver Island. He was an avid outdoorsman with an abundance of hunting and fishing stories. He will be greatly missed by family and friends and remembered as a man “who did it his way”.