Ron graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree. He and his wife Marla have co-owned a successful and busy retail pharmacy and raised 3 children who have grown into mature, fun-loving adults. After the diagnosis of MLC1 of his middle child, Ron became engaged with the United Leukodystrophy Foundation (ULF) and became a board member in 2007. He has served as the vice-president of the board for the last 7 years and effective January 1st 2023 assumed the presidency of the ULF.
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Marla lives in a small town in rural Ontario, Canada. A graduate of the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, she co-owned a pharmacy with her husband Ron for many years. She is the mother of 3 adult children, one of whom was diagnosed with MLC1 in early 2000. When she is not busy working or caregiving, she volunteers her time with the Canadian Electric Wheelchair Hockey Association as a referee and the secretary of its London, Ontario chapter. Marla is also a great advocate for the United Leukodystrophy Foundation, a nonprofit organization of which she was a prior board member.