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Ronald Glenn Wallace, 76, of Fort Myers, Fla., died June 24 at home. He was the husband of Naomi Lee Bloom. Born in Puyallup, Wash., he was the son of the late Chester Stollard Wallace and Grace Tallman Wallace. He got his B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. at the University of Washington. He served for four years in the Viet Nam era’s Air Force Electronic Systems Command in Boston. He and his wife lived in Silicon Valley, then Fairfax, Va., where he worked for ORI, often under contract to NASA, and earned his engineer degree in satellite communications theory at George Washington University. He worked for NASA, where he became the mission manager for terrestrial search and rescue. In addition to his wife of 48 years, he is survived by a sister, Arlene Anne (Wallace) Towne of Yuma, AZ; three brothers, Chester Dee Wallace of Sierra City, Calif., Dennis Earl (Sandy) Wallace of Redmond, Ore., and Randolph Lee (Deeannamarie) Wallace; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Irwin Isaac Weitz and Marsha Bloom Weitz; and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews.  He was predeceased by a brother-in-law, Carl Towne; and two nieces, Vicki Lea Towne and Rebekah Wallace. Memorial contributions may be made to the Florida Repertory Theater: https://www.floridarep.org/   or the Washington Men’s Gymnastic Foundation http://wmgf.us/ 

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