July 19, 1936 – February 26, 2022 On the morning of Saturday, February 26, 2022, Ron Panico passed away at the age of 85 years old due to heart failure. He was a resident of Four Seasons in Hemet, CA. He served in the USMC as a Sergeant from 1954-1957, and as an Instructor of Communications at the Officer School of Quantico, VA. He earned a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering at Potomac State College/West Coast University. Ron retired after working 35 years as an AT&T Telecommunications, Paradyne District Manager. Ron was born in Morgantown, West Virginia. Ron became a resident of Huntington Beach in 1972 and he lived in Texas and many other places in Southern California. Ron loved high-performance racing, playing the guitar, listening to music, dancing, reading and eating his favorite Italian food. He is survived by his wife, Edy Panico, stepdaughters: Andrea (Larry) Kirkenslager from Huntington Beach, CA, and Gina (Steven) Jones from Peoria, AZ; grandchildren: Travis (Lorraine) Strachota, Paige (Jonathan) Mustain-Lakey, and Nicholas Mustain; great grandchildren; his sister, Gloria (Charles) Johnson; brothers: Dick (Carlo Jo) Panico, Bob (Rose) Panico; his nephews: Roman (ex-wife SeAnna) Panico, Curt Johnson; nieces: Millie (Dustin) Hickman and Bobbie Winczewski; extended family members and many friends. He was loved by many nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Ron was preceded by his first wife, Patty Hess of 57 years, son Jeffrey Panico and daughter Kimberly Mustain; and Ron’s brother John Panico and sister Victoria Edwards. He is survived by his son Vincent Panico.