Ramsay F. Thom 1952 - 2019      

Ramsay F. Thom
, 67, died peacefully on Feb. 22, 2019, after a battle with cancer.   He was born on Feb. 12, 1952, in Wadsworth, Ohio, to William and Catherine Thom, who emigrated from Scotland, then Canada.

Ramsay graduated from City University of New York with a BS in Marine Biology.   He loved the outdoors, cooking, tending his vegetable garden, playing guitar and the bagpipes.   He retired from The Bronx Zoo in 2012.

He was preceded in death by his parents and cousins, Tom and William of Scotland.   He is survived by his partner of 35 years, Jacquie Gaess;   brother, Eric;   sister, Gillean;   cousins, Stewart and Eileen of Canada, and Doreen, Liz and Jill of Dumfries, Scotland.

A memorial service will be held in Roxbury, Connecticut.   Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Ramsay.

Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Mar. 3, 2019

   Ramsay Thom        
   Wadsworth High School
   Graduating Class of 1970                        

WHS Grizzly Wrestling Team, 1969-1970.  Front: R. Hall, R. Thom, G. Howard, M. Lawrence, J. Hasser, J. Merz, J. Price.  Back: J. Castaglia, C. Jurey, S. Thurgood, J. Otancar, G. Willis, R. Beck, D. Lance, D. Hummel. 
Ramsey Thom attempts to portray thoughts through words. 
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