Ron Miller Obituary
The former president and CEO of Disney, Ron Miller, has passed away in Napa, California at the age of 85.
Ron Miller served as president and CEO of Disney from 1978 to 1984. He was also the president of the board of directors of Walt Disney's Family Museum.
After college, Miller pursued a short career in the NFL and joined the Los Angeles Rams, before taking a job with Disney and becoming employee No.6 on the original Disneyland team. During his time as president and CEO, Disney released such films as "Tron and "Black Hole". The Disney Channel also began under his watch in 1983.
Ron's wife, Diane Disney Miller, passed away in 2013. He is survived by children Christopher Miller, Joanna Miller, Tamara Diane Miller, Jennifer Goff, Walter Elias Disney Miller, Ronald Miller, and Patrick Miller; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Donations may be made to the memorial fund that The Walt Disney Family Museum has established in honor of Ron and Diane Disney Miller. Donations and cards can also be sent to the family through The Walt Disney Family Museum, attn: Director’s Office; 104 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94129. Leave a message of sympathy on Ron Miller's commemorative page and light a candle to show your support.