Born to Lt. Col. Harold G. Runyon and Betty A. Runyon in Germany.
Is a student worker with the Los Angeles Police Department until 1969.
Earns a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from the California State University, Los Angeles.
Marries Phyllis J. Runyon.
Is assistant to the director of the National Science Foundation until 1979, during the summers.
Earns a Bachelor of Arts in biology from Humboldt State University.
Teaches as a biology instructor at the College of the Redwoods until 1978.
Achieves a Master of Science in biology from Humboldt State University.
Teaches as a biology instructor at Allan Hancock College until 1980.
Is an environmental health specialist with Santa Barbara County until 1984.
Teaches as an assistant professor at Chapman University until 1989.
Is a facilities coordinator for the Lockheed Space Operations Command at Vandenberg Air Force Base until 1985.
Is a hazardous materials program manager with Santa Barbara County Environmental Health until 1989.
Is a senior scientist for Scientech Nus Inc. until 2000.
Is an investigator and supervisor for the Food and Drug Administration until 2010.
Is a senior analyst for the Food and Drug Administration until 2014.
Commences his retirement.