Ralph Fales

Profile Updated: July 31, 2018
Residing In Santiago Chile
Spouse/Partner Paola Illanes Marin
Occupation Independent Commercial Consultant
Children Lauren, born 1985, Stephen, born 1989, and step children Sebastian, born 2001, Sofia, born 2004
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Lafayette College 3yrs, draft #9, US Navy Seabees Keflavik, Iceland 2 yrs, learned photography, took photos of Blues Greats, Muddy Waters, BB King, etc. in Texas, joined Bechtel Corp 1977, moved to Caracas, Venezuela 1980 for two years, back to Texas, married in '83, Lived in Tennessee 8 yrs, back to Texas, moved to Santiago, Chile for four yrs, back to Texas, moved to London 2002 as Project Mgr on high speed rail project, lived in London 8 years, during which time lovely wife Maria passed away from lung cancer in 2006, shortly after diagnosis.
Took position as Commercial Mgr for our Civil Infrastructure business still based in London, nights lucky to play bass in a pub band, Bad Dog Bites, in Hampstead, North London, with Bob Weston (Fleetwood Mac) and Jon Moss (Culture Club). Also had photo gallery shows in London of the Blues shots taken in Texas. Back to Santiago, Chile where I now live, now retired from Bechtel, and have found lovely Paola Illanes Marin who teaches me how to be have in public.

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Graduated Univ of Houston after 3 yrs at Lafayette and 2 yrs Navy.

Are you a member of the class reunion committee?

No

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Hey kid! Happy Birthday, looking forward to saying hi at the reunion!

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Have a great birthday Kathy! Take the day off!

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Hey sounds great what you’re doing, Wendy! What are a couple of favorite “oldies” you play on guitar?

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Glad to find you, David!

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Happy birthday Linda! ?? don’t you love to celebrate aging?

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Best birthday wishes, and see you next year!

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Happy Birthday Kerry!

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Dave, glad you're still playing! Me too, bass a few years ago, and acoustic now. Relaxing, no?

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Thanks Mary! Just starting winter here, hope alls well up there. Those granddaughters must be keeping you busy! :)

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Hey Jean! Happy upcoming birthday! Hope you're doing great!

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