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Ronald J. Mullin Passes


Published in the San Francisco Chronicle


Ronald J. Mullin - Born August 4, 1943 and passed away on May 22, 2006 in Woodside, California. Survived by his long time friend and companion, Paula F. Schmidt and his brothers Mark and Eric. His parents Carolyn and Vernon Mullin predeceased him.


Ron was a graduate of the University of California at Davis and Hastings College of Law. He practiced law in SF for many years as a member of Kutsko, Moran and Mullin. He and his partners are remembered for the restoration of the pre-1906 earthquake Victorian building located at the corner of California and Franklin, known as the "Coleman House". In addition to his legal career, Ron developed commercial and residential real estate.


He was an accomplished equestrian, who took great pleasure in breeding and showing American Saddlebred horses in California and Kentucky. He was a life member of the American Saddlebred Horse Association, the American Saddlebred Museum and the United States Equestrian Federation. He loved fine wine and great food. He was a fabulous chef and friends and family looked forward to his holiday gatherings.


Friends may visit Friday, May 26, 2006 at 10 AM and are invited to attend the Memorial Service at 11AM at Crippen & Flynn Woodside Chapel, 400 Woodside Road, Redwood City. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma.


Memorial donations in Ron's name to the American Saddlebred Museum, 4083 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511 preferred.

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