Monday, November 18, 2013

R.I.P.: Radio Sales Exec Ron Ruth Dead At 75

Ron Ruth
Ron Ruth, who spent 19-years at the Radio Advertising Bureau passed away earlier Saturday at the age of 75.

Ruth left the RAB in 2011 to become an outside consultant for the trade group.

His stint at the RAB followed a successful radio career that started on the programming side in San Antonio. After that, he had stints in San Antonio, Boston, Buffalo, Miami and New York City.

RAB President/CEO Erica Farber said in a weekend eMail to RAB staff members:
“It is with a heavy heart that I share with you all that we lost our dear, sweet Ron Ruth. Early this morning [Saturday, 11/16] he went into cardiac arrest. CPR was performed all the way to the Emergency Room but unfortunately they were unable to save him. His progress over the past several days has been just shy of a miracle, but sadly the outcome was not what we had been suspecting.”
Funeral arrangements are pending.

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