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(11/18/2013 2:16:34 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
No one is irreplaceable, but as an icon of the radio industry Ron Ruth defines that appellation! Ron was an indefatigable champion of radio and his prodigious assemblage of friends. Central to Ron's demeanor were the words " Yes I can," and Yes I will," With his ever present energy , Ron was everywhere , dispensing immense goodwill about radio and his colleagues. I do not know of anyone who believed more passionately that radio is a personal enterprise. He lived by that creed.
- Gordon Hastings
(11/18/2013 1:42:36 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
There he was in the lobby at every convention with an ear-to-ear(sorta nasty)smile and a great new joke. Every time you walked away from Ron you walked away with a big smile on your face - and make your day a bit lighter. He left us better than he found us and possessed the greatest treasure - lots and lots of good friends. Gonna miss him.
- Jim Taszarek
(11/18/2013 12:06:29 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
I first knew Ron in NYC in '71. He was a great competitor and became a great friend. He was absolutely one of the greatest radio guys and will be missed by all who knew him
- Bill Gilreath
(11/18/2013 11:38:13 AM)   Flag as inappropriate content
I met Ron during his time at WQAM. His warmth and good sense of humor never faded. A tryely wonderful human being. I will miss him.
- Roy Pressman
(11/18/2013 11:23:38 AM)   Flag as inappropriate content
God bless you, Ron Ruth!

During my 50 wonderful years in broadcasting, I was blessed with many
friends and associates, but my final seven years in active radio work was alongside Ron at the RAB. Although we had competed in the Miami market in the 70s, I never knew how talented and
exceptional Ron Ruth was. His name, like his departed RAB partner Wayne Cornils, is one this old radio guy will
always respect and will never forget!


- Lynn Christian
(11/18/2013 11:02:44 AM)   Flag as inappropriate content
The stars in heaven will shine a little brighter with one of the most wonderful men I ever had the pleasure to know.
Ron you will be missed but not forgotten.


- Becky Gilreath
(11/18/2013 10:00:44 AM)   Flag as inappropriate content

We've all heard the phrase: "He is one of the good guys in radio" In Ron Ruth's case,he was THE good guy in radio. Ron's low key and sincere style made everyone he came in contact with love him. If he was going to have a funeral service, it would have to be held at Giants Stadium. We all miss you Ron....

- Allen Shaw


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