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Richard is a professional photographer at The Ada News, the daily newspaper of record in Ada, Oklahoma. Richard was married to Abby S. M. Barron for more than 17 years.
The Barron’s hobbies included traveling and hiking in the adventure playground of the Colorado Plateau, flying, climbing, camping, and writing.
Abby was married to Paul Milligan for 23 years until his death from cancer in 1992. Paul and Abby’s only daughter, Dawna Michele Milligan-Reeves, lives in Baltimore with her husband Tom Reeves and their son Paul. Richard was not married before.
In addition to his career as an award-winning news photographer and feature writer, Richard is a licensed private pilot, a licensed amateur radio operator (kc5tfz) and member of the Pontotoc Amateur Radio Association, a long-time devoted vegetarian and gardener, an avid outdoorsman and hiker, a photography teacher, a photography columnist, a magazine editor, a member and board member of Ada Sunrise Rotary, and webmaster of this web site.
Richard was named Outstanding Adan in the Arts for 2019.
Abby was a former restaurateur and a retired membership administrator at Legal Shield in Ada. She was also a freelance photographer, shooting photo assignments for newspapers and magazines.
When time and circumstance allowed, Abby and Richard usually vacationed in the same spectacular Colorado Plateau landscape where they got married.
You can contact Richard at email@example.com. All content on richardbarron.net is ©Copyright 2022 by Richard R. Barron.