86, of Scottsdale, AZ died March 26, 2010. Born on September 8, 1923 in Navarre, MN. A US Navy Veteran, Richard is survived by his loving wife Christine Pierson, son David (Jolene) Pierson and step-children Doree Stratmayer and Lloyd Rathburn, numerous grandchildren and great- grandchildren. Graveside Service will be held at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minnesota. Arrangements under the direction of Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 602-840-5600.