- Deceased's name: Ronald Lee Dalton
- Age: 67
- Date: December 26, 2012
- Hometown: Woburn
Ronald Lee Dalton, 67, a former Woburn resident, died early Wednesday, December 26, after a long illness.
Raised in Woburn, Ron graduated from Woburn High School in 1963 and served in the United States Army with two tours of duty in Korea and Vietnam. He was a musician who played in the Boston club scene for many years until he discovered a love for archeology after volunteering for a dig in Harvard Yard. He managed America’s Stonehenge in New Hampshire for several years, served as the President of the Massachusetts Archeology Society, and worked in Cultural Resource Management across New England and New York for over two decades. He was happiest when working in Jamaica with the Bluefields Archaeology Project, sharing his contagious enthusiasm for the past through public outreach and community tourism.
He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Judy (Maffei) Dalton. Surviving are his partner Heidi Savery, his brothers, Robert and his wife Lynette of Memphis, TN, and Larry and his wife Terry of Woburn, as well as his nieces and nephews, Margaret and Lee Dalton, Karen Edkins, Robert and Michael Dalton.
Family and friends and are invited to celebrate his life at the Graham Funeral Home, 3 Arlington Road (Cor. of Pleasant St.) Woburn on Saturday, January 5 from 2-4 p.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ron Dalton Scholarship Fund, Bluefields Heritage Project, c/o Bluefields Environmental Protection Association, 726 North Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314