Ronald Wardell

Obituary of Ronald James Wardell

Ron passed away at his home in Felton on November 5th, 2019. He was 63 years old. Ron was born and spent his early childhood in Richmond. At the age of 7, Ron’s family moved to El Sobrante. He graduated from De Anza High School in 1974. Ron worked in the grocery business for over 30 years, most of them in the Santa Cruz area. After leaving the grocery business, he began a second career in Santa Clara, specializing in shipping and supply chain logistics. He was still working at the time of his death. He was preceded in death by his father Bill, his mother Barbara and his brother Doug. He is survived by his daughter Amy (Erik) Andresen, grandsons Jakob and Theo of Colusa, as well as his son Ryan Baker and daughters Jessie Baker and Chelsea (Barrett) Trinka. He is also survived by his brother Dave (Dominique) Wardell of Pacifica. Ron loved his Rock and Roll, Bay Area Sports teams (especially the 49ers) and camping with family and friends at his favorite place in the world, Putah Creek in northern Napa County. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Santa Cruz Elks Lodge at 150 Jewell St. on February 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm.
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Celebration of Life

12:00 pm
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Santa Cruz Elks Lodge
150 Jewell Street
Santa Cruz, California, United States
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