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More details emerge on Ralph White’s retirement

Phil Riggan

December 10, 2011 6:57pm

The Richmond Times-Dispatch’s Rex Springston wrote about James River Park manager Ralph White’s decision to retire and included a few new details that had not been written about this week. 

White said he is suffering from an unknown neurological ailment that occasionally causes blurred vision, loss of balance and “dull-wittedness.”

The symptoms could be linked to some sort of early dementia or perhaps Lyme disease, White said.

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About Phil Riggan

He's been a part of Richmond's outdoors since moving to Richmond in 1988. Earned a master’s degree in Urban Planning at VCU in 2015 with a focus on the environment, parks, transportation and nonprofits — largely due to his dedication to becoming part of the solution to advocate for outdoor initiatives, the James River and Richmond’s great parks and recreational amenities. Now works as a transportation planner with the Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization, focusing primarily on bike/ped planning.