Ronald
Ronald W. Remington January 18, 1949 - December 5, 2007 Ron lived his entire life in the Southern California area, beginning in Gardena and then in Westchester for the past 40 years. He died peacefully with his family by his side after a strong fight against complications from diabetes. Ron loved to travel throughout California with his family and made countless trips by car up and down the coast, always enjoying the beauty that California offers. He loved writing, acting and singing, with a voice that eerily resembled that of his favorite singer, Elvis Presley. He performed in numerous productions throughout his life, beginning with a TV appearance at 5 years old and continuing through college theater. Ron came out of "retirement" to perform cameo roles in The Aerospace Players production of "Sugar" in 1995, which would be his final stage appearance. Ron was an employee of The Aerospace Corporation in El Segundo, CA for over 40 years, where his stepfather worked before him and his eldest son and daughter-in-law followed, marking three generations of the Remington family to work at the same place, a fact of which Ron was very proud. Ron was very active in the Aerospace Employees Association, serving as President of the corporate softball league and founder of the team, Blood Sweat and Tears, from the early 1970s through the mid 1990s. He was a steadfast supporter of the Los Angeles Dodgers and USC Trojans throughout his life. Ron attended every Los Angeles Dodgers opening day home game, and USC-UCLA annual rivalry contest, from the early 1960s through 2005, until health problems prevented his attendance. He then listened to every Dodger game he could, in order to hear Vin Scully (he also did some announcing work of his own for his daughter's little league softball team). Every nurse and doctor who lovingly cared for Ron over his last 14 months knew that each Dodger game was Ron's daily priority. Ron is survived by a family who loved and cared for him, especially during his difficult last months: Elizabeth Remington, and his children: Jeff Remington and wife Laura, Victoria Remington and fiance, Mark Geissler, all of Westchester, CA, and Steven Remington of Torrance, CA. Ron is also survived by his sisters: Patricia Johnson of Visalia, CA, Sheila Nichols of Portland, OR, and Terri Barr of Torrance, CA along with their extensive families of nieces, nephews and cousins that Ron so dearly loved. He was preceded in death by his father William Vernon Remington, mother, Mary Jane Ellis, and stepfather, Leon Ellis. A rosary and vigil will be held at the Church of the Visitation Sunday evening, 12/9, at 7:00 PM and a funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday morning, 12/10, at 10:00 AM, also at the Church of the Visitation, 6561 W. 88th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90045. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City. Please use this website to send the family messages, share memories or obtain directions to services. Check back to view the online video tribute.

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  1. Liz and family, Deborah and I are truly saddened by the passing of Ron. We have so many wonderful memories as I know you do. We will miss Ron’s beautiful smile, his humor, and his graciousness. We are so grateful to have been a part of the Remington family and to be regarded as friends. We pray that God will fill the empty space in your life that Ron occupied, and that He will comfort your heart with this: “That Ron’s gentle, creative and humorous soul was a gift from God on loan to earth for just a little while to be shared by all who knew him”. We honor you Liz, for your dedication to Ron in his greatest hour of need. We think you are “wonderful”. To the children, we know how proud Ron is of you. He cherished each of you. Keep your head up and continue to put your trust in God for the future. May God bless each of you is our prayer

  2. Dear Liz, Jeff, Laura, Steve and Vicky, Mike and I send our deepest sympathy to you. I know it has been a very hard road for Ron, but I also know he is a peace now. It was so wonderful for him that you all were by his side constantly during his illness. You all take care, our prayers are with you all. Love Mike and Sharon Olson

  3. Ron was a beloved member of our HRIS staff to the very end. His fierce loyalty to the Dodgers and Trojans were legendary. As a joke, I remember that we once changed his password to Bruins; we knew that he would appreciate the humor behind it. He will truly be missed by all of us in our department.

  4. Ron was a friend and co-worker. He will be remembered as someone who had a smile for everyone and his devotion to the Dodgers. He will be missed. My sympathies to his family.

  5. Ron and I had a love hate relationship for over 25 years. I have always argued with him about things but consoled him when he needed it as he also helped me. I will miss him very very much. He was a very proud man with a lot of character. God Bless you all and my prayers are with you. Sandy T.

  6. Dear Remington Family, I feel so sad about this and so sorry for your loss. Ron was a nice guy, honest person and good friend. We used to have a lot fun together. I will miss him. God bless you all. Pius Hsu

  7. Liz and Family, I’m very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all. God Bless you, Martha Padilla

  8. Dear Remington Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Ron was a wonderful friend and co-worker. He will be missed in the HRIS department.Please remember this, to be absent from the body, is to be present with the Lord. God Bless you all. Love You.

  9. We wish we could be there to celebrate Ron’s life with you. We love you and are keeping you in our prayers always!

  10. Hi everybody, please know that we are praying for Ron and your family during this time of sorrow.May Ron Rest in Peace. We love you guys!

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