Ron Peterson

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Ronald George Peterson
31 Jan 1945 - 24 Jul 2020
Cleveland City Country Dancers
Received 10 Year Medallion at Remake The Heatwave in 2004
Received 20 Year Medallion at Squeeze The Hive in 2014
Received 25 Year Medallion at Belles Run in 2019


RONALD GEORGE PETERSON, born on January 31, 1945 in Cleveland, and passed away on July 24, 2020 in Brecksville, OH at the age of 75 years. Ron was the devoted partner for 21 years to Daniel J. “Danny” Cech. He was the beloved son of the late George O. and Violet M. (nee Sandberg) Peterson, and the cherished brother of the late Joan Mueller. Ron was the loving uncle to Robert Mueller (wife Anna) and Kenneth Mueller (wife Wendy). He was also a great-uncle, great-great-uncle and friend to many.

Ron was retired from his position with human resources at Bellefaire JCB, one of the nation’s largest and most experienced child service agencies, located in University Heights. Ron will be dearly missed by many, but most especially by his partner and spouse, Danny.

Funeral services will be help privately with burial in Lake View Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID.[1]


From Facebook:
We lost another good one! Ron Peterson, member of Cleveland City Country Dancers, passed away on Saturday. Many of the east coast clubs, especially those that attended LOAD THE BOAT will remember Ron for the kind gentle soul that he was.
Michael Spayd

We miss the Load the Boat fly-ins in Cleveland and Ron will be sadly missed too. Sorry for the loss.
Brian Wilding

This is very sad news, Michael. Gentle soul, he was
Anne Lockard

So very sorry Spayd. I remember wonderful times with Ron at Load the Boat. Called for it several times and miss it.
Sandie Bryant

Such a loss! early and steady member of CCCD. and a good friend.
Robert Downing

I am so sorry for this loss, Michael. You honor his gentleness by embodying it every single day.
Rahn Anderson

Hugs & Love Michael Spayd. Load the boat was one of my favorite Fly-In. I so looked forward every year for Cleveland's Fly-In. Ron was a really great person.
Wardson Lambert



  1. DeJohn Funeral Homes & Crematory website : accessed 10 Aug 2020