Retired Boeing Engineer
Aged: 89. Born in Manila, Ron graduated valedictorian of his high school class, earned Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical & Mechanical Engineering, and completed Advanced ROTC. Hired by Shell Oil, he advanced from Operations Engineer to Installation Manager. In 1957 he married Gloria Quinn Rivera, a childhood friend. Came to the United States to work for the Boeing Airplane Company. In a 35-year career he worked as Lead Engineer for a team that designed, built, and wrote computer programs for instrumentation systems. He and Gloria raised a family of three sons. In retirement he and Gloria traveled across the country, to most of Canada, and to many parts of Asia and Europe.
In addition to Gloria, his wife of 60 years, survivors include his sons Roger, Kenneth & Glen (Quentin). He is also survived by siblings Father Fred (a Catholic priest), Yvonne, Elvira, Shirley, Ivan, Bill (Lourdes), Robert (Doris), Rex (Maria), Clifford (Rose), Albert (Ever), and numerous nieces and nephews.
Rosary at 10:30AM, funeral Mass at 11:00AM on Saturday, September 30, at
Saint Paul Catholic Church, 10001 57th Ave. S, Seattle. Reception to follow at the parish hall.
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Published by The Seattle Times from Sep. 22 to Sep. 26, 2017.