Mary Worth's very presence instills remorse and guilt in the souls of all those who encounter her.
I was best man at a wedding once where the bride's father was the most intimidating person I'd ever met. A tremendously successful lawyer, all he had to do was look at you and you'd want to confess everything. So I can understand the massive turn-around Ron has experienced, transforming from President of the local Fight Club to Rage-aholics Anonymous 12-stepper.
Sadly, he may be too late to make amends.