Ronald Paul Erickson, 60, died June 5, 1998 in Salt Lake City from the ravaging of cancer.

Born September 30, 1937 in Salt Lake City, Utah to William V. Erickson and France P. Trone. He served his country in the US Navy, and later became a corporate and commercial pilot. Divorced twice. His children were the kids in his neighborhood. He was an avid sportsman and could always to found where the fish were biting and the game birds were flying.At death, he was surrounded by the people who loved his; his brother, Bill (Helen), Woods Cross; nephews, Todd (Kim), Cyrpess, CA; Pace (Sharon), Park City; a special friend, Barbara Hatch, West Jordan; and his flying buddies and families, Mark Zamarin (Faye and Jeff), Park City; Jeff Petersen (Marilyn, Stacey and Kevin) Littleton, CO; Randy Berg, Valencia, CA.

The family wishes to thank all those who assisted Ron in his time of need.

The family suggests contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 941 East 3300 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84106.

Funeral service will be held Friday, June 12, at 2 p.m. at Evans and Early Mortuary, 574 E. First So., Salt Lake City. Friends may call one hour prior to service. Interment Arlington National Cemetery, VA.

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