Ronald Vance Lanford ’58

Ronald Vance Lanford, M.D. ’58 of Charleston, S.C., formerly of Spartanburg, SC, passed away on December 20, 2005. He was a graduate of the Medical College of S.C. He practiced ophthalmology in Spartanburg for seventeen years. He was a long time member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Spartanburg where he served as deacon, elder, and choir member. He was a current member of First (Scots) Presbyterian Church in Charleston. He had been a board member of United Way of Spartanburg County, the Spartanburg County Medical Society, Habitat for Humanity and was a founding member of the Piedmont Audubon Society where he served as President and Treasurer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sallie McSwain Lanford. Survivors include two daughters, Allison Lanford Smith, 112 Chadwick Dr., Charleston, S.C. 29407 and husband Timothy, and Mary Curtis Pizzano and husband George of Atlanta, one sister, Ann Myrl Lanford Gibert and husband James M. Gibert of Woodruff, and four grandchildren: Justin Anthony Pizzano, Joseph Griffin Pizzano, Thomas Lanford Pizzano, and Clara McCallum Smith and several nieces and nephews.