You have reached the official home page of Richard R. Barron and Abby S. M. Barron.
Richard is a professional photographer at The Ada News, the daily newspaper of record in Ada, Oklahoma. Richard has been married to Abby S. M. Barron since October 2004.
The Barron’s hobbies include 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, Richard is a licensed private pilot, a licensed amateur radio operator (kc5tfz), a long-time devoted vegetarian and gardener, an avid outdoorsman and hiker, a photography teacher, a photography columnist, a feature writer, a magazine editor, a member of Ada Sunrise Rotary, and webmaster of this web site.
Richard was named Outstanding Adan in the Arts for 2019.
Abby is a former restaurateur who is now a retired membership administrator at Legal Shield in Ada. She is also a freelance photographer, shooting photo assignments for Ada Magazine and The Ada News.
Richard and Abby are both licensed to carry concealed firearms.
When time and circumstance allow, Abby and Richard usually vacation in the same spectacular Colorado Plateau landscape where they got married.
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