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IN MEMORIAM: J. Ronald Lally
In this resource
ZERO TO THREE joins the nationwide early childhood community in mourning the passing of J. Ronald Lally, EdD. Dr. Lally was the last living founder of ZERO TO THREE and had remained actively involved in the organization for more than 40 years, most recently as a Director Emeritus.
Contributions to the Field
Matthew Melmed, executive director of ZERO TO THREE, stated, “I first met Ron 25 years ago, when he joined to conduct my first interview here at ZERO TO THREE. Over the years, I came to appreciate and value Ron’s intellect, expertise, passion for babies, and commitment to the field. He was a source of infinite knowledge about early development and a clarion voice for babies in public policy. His wise counsel, impassioned advocacy, and visionary leadership will be sorely missed. And personally, I will miss him as a colleague, a mentor, and a friend. On behalf of all of us here at ZERO TO THREE, our thoughts and prayers are with Ron’s family and loved ones at this time.”
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ZERO TO THREE Journal: Vol 40 No 4
Find all articles from the March 2020 issue online!