[Athen] Information about Ron Stewart

Howard Kramer hkramer at ahead.org
Wed Jun 14 15:50:33 PDT 2017

FYI - received a message from Ron's ex-wife today that Ron would like to
receive phone calls.

The number is below in Sean's email.


On Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 5:26 PM, ATHEN President <athenpresident at gmail.com>

> Hello all,


> On behalf of the Executive Council at ATHEN, I am are saddened to inform

> our community about the health of one of our longtime members and leaders

> in the field of access technology.


> Ron Stewart, one of the founding members of ATHEN (Access Technology in

> Higher Education Network), a member of the Executive Board at AHEAD

> (Association on Higher Education and Disability), and a life-long advocate

> for accessibility, has recently gone into hospice care with significant

> health complications.


> Should you decide to call or visit, please know that he is slipping in and

> out of awareness and may not remember all details. Any cards, letters,

> photos, or flowers would be welcome at the care facility (please make sure

> to label photos). Your voice, your presence, your thoughts and messages of

> love and support will all be welcome.


> Melanie Thornton and Wink Harner will be setting up a Caring Bridge page

> to help Ron’s family with funeral and legal costs. Contributions above

> actual costs will be directed to create a scholarship in Ron’s name.

> Details will follow with links to the Caring Bridge page as soon as

> possible.


> Please note that Ron no longer has a cell phone. You may use the care

> facility phone line to reach him. Here is his contact information:


> Ron Stewart

> c/o Jefferson Lodge

> 664 SE Jefferson Street

> Dallas OR 97338


> Phone: 503-623-8104 <(503)%20623-8104>



> Thank you for the support, encouragement, and love you can send his way.


> Yours truly,

> Sean Keegan and ATHEN Executive Council



> For more information, contact:

> Wink Harner

> Adaptive Technology Consulting & Training

> Alternative Text & Media Production

> The Foreign Type

> Cell: 480-984-0034 <(480)%20984-0034>

> foreigntype at gmail.com

> winkharner1113 at gmail.com




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