Surrounded by family, Ron died peacefully in Ottawa after a short battle with cancer. He is survived by wife Valerie; two precious children, Heather (Sean) McCarty of Indian Rocks, Fl.; and Kevin (Melanie Josseau) of Ottawa. Proud Grandpa of Jacob (8), Simon (6), Lucas (3), and Declan (13 mos), all of Ottawa. Lover of lakeside living, an avid boater, swimmer, windsurfer, and slalom water skier. Loved Florida Condo living and his many American and Canadian friends. Cremation will take place followed by a Memorial Service at a later date.