Ronald E. Drake, Sr.
unknown - November 1, 2011
Ronald E. Drake, Sr., 71, of Elbridge, passed away Tuesday, Nov 1, 2011, in UUH at Community General. Born in Syracuse, Ron lived in the Elbridge area since 1963. Ron was founder and owner of Acrolite, a fiber optic company in Elbridge. Hard working and independent, Ron along with his wife and son Matt built Acrolite into a successful business. He was a member of the Camillus Elks Lodge, Syracuse Shelby Mustang Club and the NRA. Ron loved the outdoors and he was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Rose Marie, two sons Ron (Tracy) Drake Jr. of Elbridge and Matt (Connie) Drake of Elbridge, a sister Mary Bernadette Brann of Ithaca, three grandchildren Jessica, Emily and Amelya, several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours: 1-3 and 5-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at the Bush Funeral Home, 120 E. Main St., Elbridge, with a service to follow at 8 p.m. with the Rev. John DeLorenzo officiating. Contributions may be made to a favorite charity or to the Friends of the NRA c/o Gail Middleton 58 County Line Road, Phoenix, NY 13135.