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Ronald H. Schafer

September 14, 2013

Ronald Schafer was born in Chicago, Illinois on February 2, 1934. A graduate of Northwestern University, Ron married Margaret, his childhood sweetheart (they met in fifth grade) and raised their family in Hazel Crest, Illinois. He was in Human Resources Management at Peoples Gas, Light and Coke Company for 45 years and then retired to Fort Myers Beach.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Margaret; their three children, Scott, Todd and Susan and their spouses, Doug, Molly and Mairead and grandchildren Sophie, Nell, Gus and Margaux.

A Service of Celebration will be held at Faith United Methodist Church, 15690 McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers, Wednesday September 18 at 3pm.

In lieu of flowers donations are welcome in memory of Ron to GAIA, the Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance. (

Published in The News-Press on Sept. 17, 2013
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