Friends remembered: Ross G. Guy

friends remembered
Ross G. Guy

Ross G. Guy, 67, of Riverside, Calif., died Jan. 14, 2017.  Guy was awarded the Carnegie Medal in 2003 for his actions of Jan. 10, 2002, by which he helped to save a man from a burning car after an accident in Moreno Valley, Calif.  Then 52, Guy drove upon the scene and helped two other motorists remove the man from the car, which was destroyed in the accident and fire.  Guy sustained smoke inhalation and cuts, but he recovered.  Guy was a veteran of the U.S. Marines, having served in Vietnam as a helicopter door gunner.  “Many children look up to their father as a hero,” his obituary read.  “We have proof!”