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BANKS, Ronald E.
BANKS - Ronald E. Of Amherst, NY, died suddenly on March 9, 2016, in Palmetto, FL, at age 84. He was a lifelong resident of the Buffalo area, attended Buffalo Public Schools and the University of Buffalo, where he was an editor of the U.B. School Paper, "The Spectrum." Mr. Banks was the Director of Evaluation for the Buffalo Public Schools, Past President of the Buffalo Council of School Supervisors & Administrators, and an adjunct professor at D'Youville College. He was a Trustee on the Board of the Westminster Community Charter School at the time of his death. He was an avid book collector, reader, and had a lifelong commitment to animal protection. He was the beloved husband of Mary (nee Glatt); cherished father of Michelle (Larry Finkelstein), Lisa (Les Meyers) and Ronald Jr. (Holly); also survived by granddaughter Dianna (Jason Swartz) and great-grandson Blake. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Food Bank of Western NY.