Passing of a Friend

Ron Daigh, husband of Sandii Castleberry Daigh, passed away peacefully Sunday evening, December 14th, from metastatic cancer.  As some of you may know, Ron worked as the I.T. Manager at Idyllwild Arts Academy.  A memorial fund has been established in Ron’s name to raise money for software and computers for the Idyllwild Arts Academy; Music Department.  It is called Ron Daigh’s Music Foundation.

Ron’s memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 3rd at 11:30 AM at Bowman Theater at the Idyllwild Arts Campus for all that wish to attend.  Following the event, the Ron Daigh Music Foundation Fundraiser with live music and food will be taking place at Nelson Dining Hall, also on the Idyllwild Arts campus from 1 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $25 for the fundraiser.

For directions, go to the following link:

If you are unable to attend, but would like to contribute to Ron Daigh’s Music Foundation, make your check payable to:  Idyllwild Arts Foundation.  Please indicate “Ron Daigh’s Music Foundation” on the check and send to:

Idyllwild Arts Academy
P.O. Box 38
Idyllwild, CA  92549

If you did not really know Ron, here is their story.


By Margaret - Posted on 01 January 2009

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Music Nights are free, and open to members and the general public. We offer live bluegrass and folk music beginning at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of every month.  Our opening spot gives upcoming bands the opportunity to perform for an appreciative audience. And, at 8:00 we feature one of our many talented San Diego and SoCal bands.   Come join us for an great evening of music.


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