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Ronald Bertram Sidon


After 3 years with IBM, Ron started the first of 5 engineering business ventures which he ran until retiring in 2008. Products manufactured were Emergency Lighting Systems, Residential and Industrial Pumps, Custom Material Handling Systems and the Electronic Cream Dispensing machines seen at all Tim Horton’s and McDonald’s restaurants. His holding company also owned numerous commercial, industrial and residential properties as well as a coffee processing plant for espresso coffee. On retirement, Ron was the primary donor and volunteer project manager of a large water project in central Tanzania where he also distributed recycled soccer equipment to several rural villages and built a kitchen for volunteer mothers.