1939-2011. Larger than life, not only our beloved father, but true friend. Rich lost his courageous battle with colon cancer and is survived by daughters, Deedee and Donna, sister Marcia, and grandchildren Sarah, Annie, Michael and Dean. Visitation will be from 6-7pm with a Funeral Service at 7pm Thursday, August 25, at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. In lieu of flowers, our family requests donations to the American Cancer Society.