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Ronald Wayne Dickey

Published On: Jun 29 2013 05:37:56 AM CDT

NE Harbor, ME. -Ronald Wayne Dickey, age 75, of Middleton, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 24, 2013, on his sailboat in Maine.

He was born March 12, 1938 in Compton, Calif., to Dave Dickey and Louise (Johnston) Dickey. Ron received his BS in Physics from UCLA and PHD in Applied Math at the Courant Institute in NYC. He served on the faculty of the Math Dept. at UW-Madison for 40 years. Ron was an avid reader, woodworker and sailor, single-handling his boat for two months every summer in Maine.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara; and his cat, Regis.

A Celebration of his Life will be planned for a later date.

Online condolences may be made at

Gunderson East
Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive
(608) 221-5420

A Celebration of his Life will be planned for a later date.

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