Ronald Wertheim W54 L57, 88, passed away on March 6 at his home in Blue Hill, ME. Born on September 7, 1933, in Philadelphia, Ron was raised by his mother, Ruth Gebelein Wertheim. Ron worked as a private attorney and then as an assistant public defender in Philadelphia, became an associate professor of law at the University of Virginia, and in 1964 was appointed to serve as deputy general counsel, then associate director, of the Peace Corps in northeast Brazil. Ron was nominated to the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board by President Carter in 1979, and in 1981 by President Reagan to the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, where he served as a judge for almost 40 years. He was a loving father who met the untimely death of his son, Carter Dewey Wertheim, in 2001, with his customary grace. Ron is survived by wife Elizabeth Osborne FA59; first wife Mitzi Mallina Wertheim; daughter Tiana Wertheim; stepdaughter Audrey Osborne Cooper C94; and several grandchildren.
Ronald Wertheim W54 L57
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