My father died Sunday morning, early, after a short downhill slide, the end of a 4 1/2 year sojourn with cancer.
Ronald G. Woodbury
3 April 1943-21 August 2011
Dr. Ronald Glen Woodbury of Pendleton, Ore., died on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011. He was 68.
Born in Glen Ridge, N.J., on April 3, 1943, the son of Glen and Barbara (Carr) Woodbury, he was raised in Reading, Mass., and attended the Belmont Hill School. He graduated from Amherst College, Amherst, Mass., magna cum laude in 1965. He received his doctorate in Latin American History from Columbia University in 1971. Dr. Woodbury married Melissa Teele in 1965.
He started his teaching career at the University of California at Irvine and then taught at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., where he also served as a dean. In 1987 he became the vice president for academic affairs at Lock Haven University in Pennsylvania and then held the same position at Potsdam College of the State University of New York. In 1993 he became the president of The Panama Canal College in the Republic of Panama before returning to Potsdam College as a member of the faculty. He retired to St. Augustine, Fla., in 2001.