The Ouimet Fund is saddened to note the passing of Gerald Ridge, Sr., of Duxbury, on January 31, 2015.

Mr. Ridge was a highly successful businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He had been an interviewer for Ouimet Scholarship applicants and, in 2006, created the Ouimet Fund’s Boston Police Athletic League (BPAL) Scholarship for inner-city Ouimet Scholars from Boston and its neighborhoods.

Mr. Ridge was the Founder and head of the BPAL for 25 years. It’s Scholarship was one of the Ouimet Fund’s earliest inner-city scholarships.

Visiting hours will be at the MacDonald Funeral Home, 1755 Ocean Ave. in Marshfield, Tuesday, February 3 from 4-8 PM and a Funeral Mass held on Wednesday, February 4 at 11:00 AM at Holy Family Church, 601 Tremont Street in Duxbury.

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