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Ralph Garrison Chadwick, Jr.

Ralph Garrison Chadwick, Jr., resident of Redondo Beach, died on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at the age of 88. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria and is survived by his brother, Richard and his children, Linda Clark and Richard; brother-in-law, Bill Arthur and his 2 children, and long-time partner Barbara Harkins.

Ralph's whole life was lived in service 1st in the military, then as an educator and community activist. He retired from the Naval Reserves at the rank of Commander and from teaching as Assistant Dean of Industrial Arts at Cerritos College. He was a passionate past member of and forever supporter of the USC Trojan Marching Band, named Mr. Wilmington, for his successful efforts to bring a Boys and Girls Club to that city and served as past Commodore of the Pacific Coast Yachting Assoc.

Ralph's Memorial Mass will be held at 10 am, Dec. 5th at St. James Catholic Church, 410 Vincent St, Redondo Beach with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: USC Marching Band c/o Scholarship Fund, 837 Downey Way, STO-B, L.A., CA 90089-1141. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 1, 2015
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