Obituaries for July 21, 2016

• Ronald James MacDonald

Ronald James MacDonald

Ronald James MacDonald of Hanalei Bay passed away at Nawiliwili Bay on July 16, 2016, at the age of 65. He was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, on June 21, 1951. He was a sailor, musician, carpenter and dreamer.

Preceded in death by beloved mother, June; brother, Bill; hanai brothers, Fetta, Jumbo, Max and Calvin.

Ron is survived by his son, Somerfield; sister, Joanne (John) Wong, nephews, Jimmy and William; nieces, Kimberly and Mary Anne; companion, Yvette Larocca; and his beautiful Hawaiian Ohana.

A Celebration of Ron’s Life will be held on Friday, July 22, 2016, at Black Pot Beach in Hanalei beginning at 5 p.m. Music and laughter will be heard long into the night. We encourage all who attend to bring an instrument, a dish, a chair, a warm heart and a smile. May the songs sung Friday echo long in Ron’s remembrance.

Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the MacDonald family with arrangements.


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