Former AITP Association President Ralph
E. Jones, age 70 of Frankford, DE formerly of Burke, VA passed away suddenly on
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at his home.
was from the Washington DC Chapter and served in many positions before he
became the AITP (then DPMA-Data Processing Management Association) President in 1992. DPMA in those days was about 15,000 members and that did not count the student members. Ralph was noted for his even temper and thoughtful solutions to
He served with me on the Education Foundation from 1997 through 1999.
It was a pleasure to serve with him. He and his wife Vera served DPMA for many
years. She in management roles for her Region.
Jones was born in Washington, D.C. on May 24, 1943 son of James and Gertrude
(Sutherland) Jones. He was a veteran of
Vietnam serving in the United States Air Force.
retired as an Information Officer with the Association of the U.S. Army after
30 years of service.
loved traveling, photography and doing crossword and Sudoku puzzles. His family
and friends will always remember him as a doting grandfather and a loving
husband and father.
lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Ralph’s name to
the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation by visiting www.cff.org or the National
Organization of Rare Disorders by visiting www.rarediseases.org.