Ronald "Ron" Thornton was born on July 10, 1967, in Los Angeles, California, to Melvin and Sandra Thornton. Ron was the oldest of two sons and an ideal big brother to Michael. Ron enjoyed playing baseball, football and was very studious. He attended school in the Los Angeles area and graduated from Susan Miller Dorsey High School, Class of 1985. He was proud to be a "Dorsey Don" and soon became a proudBruin when he chose to pursue his post-secondary education at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he earned a bachelor of Science in Economics.
Ron became a member of the distinguished Brotherhood, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated, Nu Delta Chapter on May 19, 1986. His membership proved to be a lifetime commitment as he held various elected offices including the Treasurer for the Western Region demonstrating his dedication to his beloved fraternity. In recent years, Ron became a Master Mason under St. John"s Lodge #5, Prince Hall Masons. His membership in both organizations was among Ron's proudest accomplishments.
The family of Ronald E. Thornton would like to thank you for the many acts of loving kindness shown to us during our bereavement. Your thoughtfulness is deeply appreciated and will always be remembered.
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