DEATH -DEAD / OBITUARIES : Ron Ross has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 24, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
RIP Ron Ross. Great guy with a heart of gold. Wrote two excellent biographies on Bummy Davis & Emile Griffith resp. Got to know him well when I advised Dmitriy Salita. Ron was also a great athlete – ran a near 4 minute mile. Danced up a storm at D’s wedding. He’ll be missed. https://t.co/jVzdc3e8Fe
— Boxing Esq. (@boxing_esq) March 25, 2020
The @boxingwriters mourns the loss of member Ron Ross, who died at the age of 81 on Monday, March 23 due to COVID-19.
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