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Bedford's Santa Claus Ralph "Butch" Fish Has Died
Updated August 9, 2017 7:01 AM
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(BEDFORD) - Bedford has lost a familiar face to hundreds of children.

Ralph "Butch" Fish, who has played Santa Claus at the Bedford Park Department's annual Santa House died Saturday morning of complications following open heart surgery.

Fish, 68, was a vital member of the Bedford Community as a member of the Bedford Parks Board and Lions Club. He also could be found volunteering on the Milwaukee Trail, community garden and Murrary Forest Park and Otis Golf Course.

Arrangements are pending at Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford.

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