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Ronald Bruce Day, 62, of Gloucester, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 12, 2012, with his family and staff by his side. He was the son of the late Frederick and Mary (Selig) Day. Ron was born in Gloucester on September 22, 1949. He resided with his loving and devoted parents until he was forty-nine. He then purchased his own home, residing there until failing health. Ron attended local schools and Lynn Vocational. During his adult life, having obtained his independence, he could be seen throughout the city and North Shore on his bike and electric wheelchair, happy and proud of his accomplishments. Ron enjoyed flying kites, collecting movies, music and his CB radio. After failing health, he moved into the N.E. ARC group home in Gloucester where he received loving, compassionate care by his devoted staff. Ron attended by Day By Day Adult Daycare program, creating many friendships and love of the wonderful staff. He was a courageous fighter having endured many years of dialysis. He was transported by Beauport Ambulance by their caring compassionate staff. He is survived by his sisters, Deborah Liacos and husband William, Terri Puglisi and husband Michael, Coleen Plummer and husband Christopher; brother Robert Day and companion Janet Bozek; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by his parents Frederick and Mary S. Day; sister Lauri Jopling; grandparents Frederick and Margaret (Penney) Day and Annie (Silva) Selig. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Greely Funeral Home, 2l2 Washington Street, Gloucester. A private graveside service will be held in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to the N.E. ARC, 64 Holten St., Danvers, MA 01923 or the Day By Day Adult Care Center, 4R Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930. For online condolences, please visit greelyfuneralhome.com.

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