Linkedin Recommendation

Ronald Goetz

Partner at Nuclear Family

Diane Goetz is an excellent wife. We have been married since 1976, have known one another since 1974, and have worked together on numerous short- and long-term projects. Of particular importance was to mentor and nurture three people, from conception to our present advisory and consulting role.

August 28 marks the 38th year of my partnership with Diane. I never cease to be amazed by her capacity for personal growth. As the years go by, I am completely impressed by her personal qualities–her loyalty, compassion, and sense of duty, her realism, honesty, and measured frankness, her self-restraint, flexibility, commonsense and decency, her refusal to meddle in the affairs of others, and her commitment to young people and to the institutions of social stability and continuity.

I am grateful that she chose to throw her lot in with me 38 years ago, a choice that I admit occasionally baffles me. She has been the best partner I could have ever wanted. There are still times when I look at her, mystified, and realize that she remains an undiscovered continent, a mystery to me at her core.

About Ron Goetz

My first wife used to say, "There's nothing so sacred that Ron won't pick it apart." My desire to be a pastor -- that was a temperamental mismatch. She was so patient. If my birth mother had lived somewhere else, maybe I would've become a cold case detective. But I would have had to be J instead of a P, I think. And that mid-life reevaluation, starting adolescence as a GARB fundamentalist and transitioning to a non-theist, that gave me an unusual skill set.
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