Ron Calhoun

Ronald George Calhoun (24 June 1933 – 7 February 2020), born in Byron, Ontario, was a Canadian non-profit executive.[1][2]

CareerEdit

Calhoun was the National Co-ordinator for the Terry Fox Marathon of Hope, working with Fox to organize the original run in 1980. He coined the phrase "Marathon of Hope" for the event.[3][4]

Calhoun has served in numerous other positions in charitable and educational organizations, including:

RecognitionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lumley, Elizabeth, ed. (2004). "Calhoun, Ronald George". Canadian Who's Who 2004. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. p. 198. ISBN 978-0-8020-8892-5. Retrieved 4 September 2010.
  2. ^ Paparella, Nick (7 February 2020). "Ron Calhoun, man behind Marathon of Hope, passes away". CTV News.
  3. ^ "The Terry Fox Run". London Free Press. 25 August 2010. Retrieved 4 September 2010.
  4. ^ "The Dream is Born". Jesse's Journey: A Canadian Story. White Rock, BC: Timberholme Books Ltd. 2002. ISBN 978-1-894254-09-0. Retrieved 4 September 2010.
  5. ^ Travis, Heather (17 June 2011). "Calhoun: Seize the 'power of one'". Western News.
  6. ^ "Ronald G. Calhoun Science Ambassador Award". Partners in Research.
  7. ^ "Diamond Jubilee honourees". London Community News. 25 August 2012.

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