Ronald Bryant Oliver, age 75, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, following a long and courageous battle with multiple complications of diabetes. He was born in West Salisbury, Vt., on Jan. 28, 1936. He grew up in Vermont and graduated from Middlebury High School in 1955. While at Middlebury High School he excelled at football, basketball, baseball and the rifle team. He was recruited by Ithaca College to play football. He then attended Castleton State College in Vermont and served in the National Guard.
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