Ronald Bacon Rogers died April 13, in Phoenix, Ariz., after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 80.
Born in Neenah, Wisc., he was a singer and actor who soloed with symphonies throughout the U.S. He appeared at Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, and and had roles in more than 40 musicals. During the 1950s in England, he appeared on TV and radio and recorded albums. Rogers attended Boston U. and served in Special Services of the Army in Germany after WWII.
He is survived by two daughters, a sister and four grandchildren.
Donations may be made to ASPCA Member Support, 424 East 92nd Street, New York, NY 10128.