Sound Image Founder, CEO Ross Ritto Passes Away

Jan 11, 2010 4:23 PM


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Ross Ritto, Sound Image founder and CEO

Ross Ritto (pictured), CEO and founder of Sound Image in Escondido, Calif., passed away from cancer on Wednesday, December 23, at the age of 60. Born in Rochester N.Y., Ritto spent nearly 40 years in the touring and systems integration industries, becoming a trendsetter, inventor and mentor to many.

"Ross will be sorely missed by his family, friends, audio industry colleagues and employees," says Sound Image President David Shadoan. "The Sound Image family owes Ross a great debt of gratitude. We never would have been able to accomplish what we have, or become who we are, had our paths never crossed."

Correspondence or condolences for the Ritto family can be sent in care of Sound Images president and partner David Shadoan at; 760/737-3900 x2132.

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