Ronald James Davey – Obituary

Ronald (Ron) James Davey, who served as CEO at Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale from 1977-91, passed away on June 22, 2020, in Medford, Oregon. He was 91.
Ron Davey was the eldest child of Dr. James and Thelma Davey. He was born and raised in Spokane, Washington. As a young lad, Ron worked summers on his uncle’s farm tending crops, raising farm animals, hunting, and fishing.
Ron graduated from Gonzaga Prep then obtained a bachelor of arts degree from Gonzaga University. He continued his higher education at University of California Berkeley, earning a master’s degree in Public Health. He married a local Spokane gal, Barbara Rose Winkler. They started their family there. Ron, a ROTC graduate of Gonzaga, enlisted in the U.S. Army. He served as a captain fighting on the Korean Peninsula.
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