Ronald K. Parks

Ronald K. Parks, who lived in the Raymond area for about four years until last summer, passed away from natural causes in Ontario, Ore., January 18; he was 67.

Until he left the area, Parks owned a home on Ward Creek Road. He

owned rental houses in the Raymond area. 

Parks played Santa at a Spokane shopping center for 13 years. Parks had retired from owning and operating an auto-repair business in Spokane. 

A native of Spokane, Parks moved last July to Port Townsend. In November, he moved to a ranch in eastern Oregon. He is survived

by three children and several grandchildren. His remains will be interred in Spokane.