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Ronnie James Dio Laid To Rest

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RonnieJamesDio.com reports that Ronnie James Dio was finally laid to rest on June 1, 2010 at 3:33 PM at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, CA. Ronnie was carried to his final resting place by his friends, Vinny Appice, Geezer Buttler, Craig Goldy, Steve Mignardi, Scott Warren and Simon Wright.

For those fans that were not able to attend the Memorial, you can still get the "Stand Up And Shout" T-Shirt, Memorial Program and Official Button for a donation of $35.00 to the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund.

The Shirt comes in sizes Medium, Large, X-Large, 2XL and 3 XL. Shipping in the USA is in a Priority Mail Flat Rate Box for $10.70, Canada and Mexico is $26.95 and the rest of the world is $15.00.

Please make your checks or money orders payable to: The Ronnie James Dio "Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund" and send them to the Niji Entertainment Group, 12400 Ventura Blvd. #837, Studio City, CA 91604 USA. You can also use your credit or debit card via PayPal. There is a direct link on the homepage of www.ronniejamesdio.com that says "DONATE NOW."

Here is what The Ronnie James Dio “Stand Up And Shout” Cancer Fund Program aims to do:

The fund is committed to the early detection and prevention of cancer through facilitating access to medical screening and medical educational programs.

The fund supports programs designed to integrate medical knowledge into local communities such as cancer screening programs, education on nutrition in cancer prevention, exercise and overall wellness.

The goal of the fund is to reduce the risk of developing life threatening cancers by offering access to preventative medical services.

Furthering the commitment for patients to access to quality medical care related to cancer, the fund seeks to assist families burdened by the cost of caring for loved ones with cancer.

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1. jari writes:

i can't believe nobody has posted here. he was a great artist and has playd in some of the best bands ever. r.i.h

# Jun 3, 2010 @ 10:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Lijemo (not logged in) writes:

Very glad I was able to make it to the memorial-- a very powerful service. Ronnie, you will be missed \mXm/

# Jun 3, 2010 @ 11:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. JCMalone writes:

I would Like to thank Wendy and everyone else who worked so hard to make the Public Memorial possible for all of DIO's fans. From the buttom of my heart, Thank you very much!

# Jun 3, 2010 @ 12:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. spiral_architect writes:

ronnie james dio was THE voice and visionary of heavy metal.......i hope you've found the sacred heart, ronnie, somewhere bleeding in the night.......

# Jun 3, 2010 @ 1:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Rychemn writes:

R.I.P........Ronnie, your legacy will never be forgotten in my heart......\M/ \M/....

# Jun 3, 2010 @ 1:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Tigah! writes:

RIP RJD...you will be missed!!

# Jun 3, 2010 @ 1:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Valentine_no_more writes:

RIP to the creater of the devil horns...

# Jun 3, 2010 @ 3:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Regur69 writes:

so long RJD!you will always be remembered. Horns up from the Philippines! \m/

# Jun 3, 2010 @ 7:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. scott 66 writes:

Ronnie will be missed. Had a chance meeting with him at a Pittsburgh hotel. We talked about the( Rising) Album man he was proud of that piece of music. He will be missed. (Still I'm Sad).

# Jun 3, 2010 @ 9:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Lijemo writes:

@JCMalone-- indeed, Wendy has been fantastic and wonderfully considerate of greiving fans ever since his diagnosis, despite her own greif.

# Jun 3, 2010 @ 10:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. METAL213 writes:

RJD is still alive in spirit. R.I.P. Dio HORNS UP!

# Jun 3, 2010 @ 11:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. NN writes:

It is so hard to accept that RJD has passed, we miss him so much knowing that he is no longer here and yet life goes on without our king of metal. God bless you RJD and your family. We love you always forever and a day...NN

# Jun 4, 2010 @ 2:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Clint Melbourne writes:

Ronnie, You are my #1 favourite musician of all time. I am so glad that I had the opportunity to see you perform live. Your music means so much to me, and for that, you can never be forgotten..
God Bless You Ronnie.

# Jun 4, 2010 @ 11:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Jimmy J. writes:

It's still hard to accept that Ronnie has passed' but I know he rocking in a better place. R.I.P. Ronnie Dio.

# Jun 4, 2010 @ 3:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. metalgod666 writes:

r.i.p. ronnie james dio

# Jun 5, 2010 @ 10:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. jimmy z man barr writes:

ive been the biggest fan from elf all the way thru. i will truly miss your unique louder than life voice . you are already missed man. thanx for all your music ive played over and over . rest in peace .jim

# Jun 21, 2010 @ 8:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. killernofiller writes:

I was always astounded by that enourmous voice coming from this little man! There will NEVER be another like RJD. He lived and breathed metal, kept and spread the faith as not only a performer, but an enthusiastic fran. His music will live on forever in the Metal community. Eventually, everything old comes back around. I can't wait to see the new breed of upcoming talent that are aware of RJD and his MASSIVE contributuions and borrow a page or two from his book. RIP, most beloved Dio.

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