WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #21
FORMER EMERGENCY COORDINATOR OF SARASOTA COUNTY ACS (ARES), RON WETJEN WD4AHZ SK
On Monday May 9th , having recently stepped down as ARRL Emergency Coordinator for Sarasota County, Ron Wetjen WD4AHZ lost his battle with cancer and became a Silent Key on Monday May 9th. He was 55 years old and had been licensed since 1976. In addition to his service in Sarasota County ACS and ARES, Wetjen was an avid CW contester and member of the Florida Contest Group.
A memorial service was held on Friday May 14th at Toale Brothers Funeral Home in Sarasota. In memory of Ron, the Ron Wetjen Memorial Fund has been established. More information can be found at http://floridacontestgroup.org/WD4AHZ-Memorial
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