In Memoriam of Kenneth R. Ciaccio Sr.
Kenneth R. Ciaccio Sr., known as “The Chach” to his many friends in the water treatment industry, passed away on March 12, 2016. Ken was born in Montreal, Canada in 1945. He attended the University of Detroit where he received his Chemical Engineering degree in 1969, and received an MBA degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1973.
Ken spent many years in the activated carbon and ion exchange industry, working for ResinTech, Inc. until 2009, and was the Founder and President of KC International, a filter media service and supply company.
A gifted athlete, he played hockey in his younger days, was signed as a shortstop for the NY Mets, and was an avid golfer. He also enjoyed going to the Santa Anita Park Racetrack, where he even had ownership interest in some of the horses that raced there. He was a talented karaoke singer and would often be asked to sing at parties.
Mr. Ciaccio is survived by his mother, Carmen Ciaccio, his wife, Adele, and his son, Kenneth G. Ciaccio, Jr.
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