Born in Seattle, Washington, April 20, 1954 – Rick passed away January 21, 2021 at age 66, in Craig, Alaska where he had called home for 30+ years.
Rick is survived by his parents Don and Mary Lou, his brother Dennis, his sister Susan, his brother from another mother, Vaughn Skinna, a large extended family of nephews, nieces, countless friends, numerous adopted family members in Craig and surrounding communities, and his two beloved cats, Pussy Cat, and Kit Cat.
Rick’s greatest passion in life was fishing, it was something he not only enjoyed, but something he mastered. Whether it was fishing for sport or for a living, he was known to be amongst the best. Rick spent time traveling the world via the ocean during his years in the Merchant Marines.
No matter if Rick was your son, brother, uncle, friend, or foe, odds are he touched your life in ways you will never forget.
There will be a memorial in Craig, Alaska April 20, 2021 at the Craig Community Center. Please come join us in celebrating Rick’s life and all his awesome adventures.