Ronald L. Croft

Ronald (Ron) L. Croft, 93, of Sterling, Virginia, passed away on June 18, at Heritage Hall in Leesburg, Virginia. Ron was born on December 14, 1926, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Springfield Tech High School and American International College.

Ron proudly served his county in WWII in the Graves Registration Services and was deployed in the European Theater of Operations for 18 months. Upon return to the U.S., Ron continued to serve an additional 10 years in the Army Quartermaster Corps as reserve Captain.

Ron’s professional career included working for Northrop/Grumman, Page Communications and Contel Page as a Vice President/Program Manager for various DOD projects and programs.

Ron married Michelina (Peg) DeMaio, the love of his life, in 1953. They remained at each others side until Peg’s death in August 2019. During their lives together, they spent many years living overseas and all across the United States. Ron is survived by his two daughters, Deborah Havens of Parker, Colorado, and Lori Falvey of Thornton, Colorado; and two grandchildren, Jennifer Flythe of Thornton, Colorado, and James Falvey of Thornton, Colorado.

Ron will be interned at Arlington Cemetery at a date yet to be determined. There will be no other viewing or funeral arrangements.

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