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Memorable Manitobans: Ronald Walter Baron (1935-2021)


Born at Carlowrie on 31 May 1935, son of John and Mary Baron, he began teaching in the Winnipeg School Division in 1953, including at Kent Road School (1953-1956), William Whyte School (1956-1959), John Dafoe School (1959-1962), Rockwood School (1962-1963), and Andrew Mynarski VC School (1964-1967). He served as Vice-Principal of Isaac Brock School (1968-1972) and Principal of Aberdeen School (1972-?) and St. Johns High School (?-1993). In 1954, he married Jean Fostey and they had three sons. In 1993, he retired to Kamloops, British Columbia where he was President of the Kamloops Ukrainian Orthodox Church (1993-2015) and a member of the Kamloops Seniors Curling Club (24 years). He died at Kamloops in August 2021 and was buried there.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 August 2021.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 August 2021

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