Ronald S. (Ron) Carter

Profile Updated: May 16, 2020
Residing In: Los Angeles, CA USA
Spouse/Partner: Dating for over 8 years.
Homepage: http://roncarterdp.com/
Occupation: (whether or not retired) Freelance DP/camera Operator in Television Production
Retired? [if yes, since when?]

No

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What a crazy life it has been since graduating from AHS in 1964.
I lived in Boston, NYC and had a rock band where we lived on a farm in New Hampshire for a year; Ventured on a Motorcycle all over the US and Canada ending up in San Francisco a few blocks from the Grateful Dead and Berkley for a time during the upheaval there and settled in LA in 1967 where I still reside.
My profession in TV Production has taken me all over the world and I still have that yearning to see new places, different cultures and meet new people.
To quote Jerry Garcia, "What a long strange trip it has been."
Playing competitive Volleyball and winning a slew of medals has been a large part of my life the last 20 years and I am blessed with good health so will continue. Looking forward to seeing you folks even though we haven't kept in touch much. Email me at vballer@roadrunner.com 213 610-9954

JFK Assassination

I was walking home along Mass. Av. in the autumn haze hanging in the air, when a bus full of other kids stopped near me and several terrified children screamed and cried out, "The President is DEAD!" "Kennedy was shot "
My heart disintegrated and for reasons I couldn't explain, the pit of my stomach knotted up and I cried in fear and sorrow ... like so many others... I hastened my steps to return home, all the while hearing people scream and cry along the way.

It is also the 55th anniversary of the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan show. Any comments?

I watched the show with my family on our 21" Black and White TV.
seeing/hearing them and the audience reaction turned my life upside down! I went from being a Folk music snob to a full fledged Beatles fan overnight ! I combed my hair down much to the dismay of my Music teacher who quipped, "with that hair style, you are coming on like a fruit"

Reunion Committee?

No

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May 16, 2020 at 4:33 PM

OMG, this is truly sad news. Joan was a kind, caring person who helped others, R I P Angel,

Please everyone, take car of yourselves, try to eat heathy and get exercise. Right now our best defense is our own immune system and avoiding others. Let's hopemitigating drugs are available soon and eventually vacines, before we die from a collapsted economy.

LOVE TO YOU ALL,

 

Ron Carter

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Jul 30, 2019 at 12:24 AM

Happy Birthday, Jim.. hope to see you at the 55th

Mar 14, 2019 at 1:31 PM

Hi Gerry.. hope you are doing well. Maybe see you at the next reunion.
Would love to chat on the ohat on the phone.

Dec 14, 2018 at 4:34 AM
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So sad to see this. Like others that posted I remeber Richie fodly, I was in the BoyScout troop at the 1st Baptist church but saw Richie and the others mentioned at a number of Boy Scout activities. I am glad to see he had a good life and a great family.  Rest in Peace.  -----    Ron

 

 

 

 

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I am so sorry to hear of his passing.  We did have a great conversation at the 50th reunion.... I only have good memeories of Art from high school so long ago My condolences to his family and friends.

 

Jan 09, 2018 at 3:46 PM

Hi Steven, HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I just noticed you are retired FBI. My brother , Richard also was an FBI agent, now retired and living in Hilton Head SC,

Dec 17, 2017 at 7:05 PM

Happy Birthday, Susan.

Dec 14, 2017 at 4:33 AM
Jun 07, 2017 at 12:40 PM

Hi Gerry, HAPPY BIRTHDAY ! If you have any interest in talking sometime, I would be happy to phone chat and have coffee next time I come to your City.

Apr 28, 2017 at 4:33 PM

So sorry to see this.

James lived near me in Arlinglton Heights and we were close in High School.

Hhis whole family were grat people.

Jan 06, 2017 at 10:42 AM

Happy Birthday, Steve!

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Posted on: Jun 01, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Happy Birthday, from an old High School friend. :)

Dec 14, 2014 at 4:33 AM
Nov 09, 2014 at 1:44 PM

Happy Birthday, Richard !

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This was a few months ago while shooting using a wireless rig at one of the computer game shows for Sony.