Tuesday, July 5, 2016

USA, California: Ex Geysers Employee Passes

Obituary: Ronald Douglas Dunford (Daily Herald)

Ronald Douglas Dunford, age 63, passed away on June 29, 2016, after a valiant battle with vascular dementia. Ron was born in Greenbrae, California and grew up in Terra Linda and Novato, California. He graduated from Novato High School in 1971. 

Ron served a mission for the LDS church to Indianapolis, Indiana from 1975-1977. Upon his return home, he began employment with Pacific Gas & Electric Company in California as an apprentice electrician. 

He followed in the footsteps of his father, Jim Dunford, and worked at The Geysers Geothermal Power Plant in the foothills of Lake County, California for 17 years. The next 17 years were spent working for PG&E in Santa Rosa, California. His final job title was Senior IT Project Manager. He was looking forward to retiring in April 2018 after 40 years of working for the same company.