Rick was born Feb. 26, 1949 and passed away Aug. 9, 2012 surrounded by his loving family and holding his wifeâ€™s hand. He died from complications of a bone morrow transplant and a long battle against chronic lymphocytic lymphoma (LLC).
Rick is survived by his wife Kitty, daughter Katye, son John, father Frank and sister Shelley.
Rick was preceded in death by his mother Betty, brother, Frank and son, Rex.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 1 p.m. at Lake Washington Christian Church 343-15th Ave. Kirkland. Rick didnâ€™t like suits, so come dressed as you are. Bright apparel would be fine.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, or to the local food bank.