82, passed away on January 20, 2013. Born in Globe, Arizona on October 3, 1930 to Benito and Soledad M. Lucero. Ricardo graduated from Arizona State University with Honors on June 5, 1962 with a degree in Political Science. He enjoyed a career teaching and writing having published several books. He served nine years in the U. S. Naval Intelligence. He is survived by siblings Dave, Benny, Carmen Barela and Genevieve White; three children, Laura, Dave, Ricardo (Ric) Jr., and Cathy Lindauer, stepdaughter; eleven grandchildren; and, the mother of his children, Sue Spencer. Preceded in passing were his parents, his beloved wife, Cleo Robertson Lucero and his daughter Andrea Lucero Miller who was killed in auto accident in Pinetop on January 11, 2013. A Memorial Service is scheduled at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road on February 9, at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking to send donations to the Andrea Miller Family Fund set up by Pinetop Country Club to help support her children. Send to Mary Harmon, Administrator, 7451 Buck Spring Road, Pinetop, AZ 85935.