Past RI Director and Treasurer Ford dies
Past RI Director and Treasurer Luther Ford, of Bloomington, Minnesota, USA, died on 8 October at the age of 96.
He served as RI director in 1977-79 and treasurer in 1978-79. A Rotarian since 1946, Ford was a member of the Rotary Club of Minneapolis. He also served as district governor.
Ford was a partner in a Minneapolis bluing manufacturing company bearing his name. A past president of the Viking Council of the Boy Scouts of America, he was a director of the United Way of Minneapolis Area and chair of the Bloomington School Board. Ford was also a director of the Minneapolis Family and Children’s Service.
A memorial service will be held at Oak Grove Presbyterian Church, 2200 W. Old Shakopee Rd., in Bloomington, Minnesota, USA, on Saturday, 3 November, at 6:00 p.m. The Rotary Club of Minneapolis will also honor Ford at its meeting on Friday, 26 October.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Education Foundation of Bloomington - Senior Scholarship Program, at Education Foundation of Bloomington, Community Education Campus, 2575 W. 88th St., Bloomington, MN 55431 USA.
Ford is survived by his son, Jim. Condolences may be sent to the family in care of Jim Ford at 3110 Alden Pond Lane, Eagan, MN 55121 USA.