Ron Biss, a leader in accessible transportation and health policy issues and in Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) activities, passed away October 30. He was 72 and lived in Bloomington. Services were held November 6 in Elbow Lake, where he was buried.
A Twin Cities service is planned but no date was set when Access Press went to press.
Biss volunteered at summer camps, the annual telethon and with the MDA Greater Twin Cities Advisory Council. He also served on the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), Minnesota GO Steering Committee, MnDOT Americans with Disabilities Act Advisory Committee (ADAAC) and Metropolitan Council Transportation Accessibility Advisory Council (TAAC). He was currently serving as chairperson for the TAAC.
Biss was also a member of the Minnesota Department of Health Home Care Provider Advisory Council.