After a courageous battle fighting brain cancer, Rich died peacefully at his residence in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 8, 2004.
Rich was born in Boston and graduated from the Belmont Hill School in Belmont, Mass., in 1990. At Princeton, he majored in economics and was a member of Charter Club. He received his master's in national security studies from Georgetown University in 1996.
Rich spent his entire professional career at the Central Intelligence Agency as a military analyst working on some of the most pressing national security issues of the day ‚€” terrorism, the Balkans, and Chechnya.
He is survived by his mother, Eliza Ann Gustavson; his father, Richard Eric Gustavson; his sister and brother-in-law, Jennifer and Douglas Rose; his niece and goddaughter, Madeleine McLane Rose; and many friends and colleagues. Rich will be forever missed by his family and all who knew him.
Donations may be made in Rich's name to the Belmont Hill School and the Native American Mission of Christ Church, Alexandria, Va.
The Class of 1994