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Obituary for Ronald Douglas Smith
Ronald Douglas Smith, husband to Patricia Marie, father to Mykel, Jon, Liz, Heidi, Beau, Christianne, and grandfather to Evan, has recently departed this world for the next. Ron was an avid fisherman, ambitious writer and family man with a larger than life personality who regaled all with tales of his rock and roll days. As a boy he spent many a summer traversing the Rogue River area with his brother and best friend, Richard, and his beloved parents Ellen and Don, all of whom have preceded him in death. He retired from a long career with LADWP to the Rogue River region to spend his remaining years marveling at the beauty of the river (and hopefully catching a few fish). He will be deeply missed by his surviving family as he embarks on this final adventure. Rogue River Ron has Gone Fishing...