Who Is Ron Rice?
Ron Rice, the originator of the Hawaiian Tropic lotion brand, died at the age of 81. He lived at Ormond Beach until his death, according to the article, and he was believed to have had a significant impact on the global skincare industry.
Ron Rice is also noted for being the originator of the Hawaii Tropic brand, which he created in 1969 by combining several chemicals in a cheap garbage can with a broom handle.
He was known to have temporarily employed two youths to do the bottling for him and he was Making a steady run of cash to supplement his job as a high school science teacher as well as a football coach. He was also known to have spent some time as a lifeguard in Volusia County in the 60s era.
The Hawaiian Tropic brand would be expanded to cover products other than sun lotion. Miss Hawaiian Tropic International was held there from 1984 until 2010, and it benefited several well-known models and entertainers. Marla Maples met her future husband, pageant judge, and soon-to-be-President Donald Trump, through the show.
What Happened To Ron Rice?
Rice died Thursday in that 12,000-square-foot beachside mansion, despite his declining health in recent months. He was 81. “It is with great sadness that Ron’s family would like everyone to know of his passing,” said a Facebook post on Thursday morning.