A memorial service for Ron Mattson will be held at the Minneapolis Friends Meeting on Sunday, June 24, at 3 p.m.
Ron was Ministering Secretary at Minneapolis Friends Meeting in the 1960s and early 1970s. While in this position he came out as a gay man. Ron has been active with the American Friends Service Committee, Friends World Committee for Consultation, and Nebraska Yearly Meeting. Ron also served for several years as Executive Secretary of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore. Since retirement Ron has lived in St. Cloud, Minnesota, where he has relatives. Ron died of pancreatic cancer which was diagnosed a week before his death. A memorial service in Nebraska is being planned for the fall.