He was born March 17, 1947, in Chicago, and attended Evanston (Ill.) High School, where he co-edited the newspaper and was active in track, cross country, and Boys Club. At Princeton Rick majored in politics and his activities included playing pool and poker, zoos, Trenton Tutorial, and American Society of International Law. He ate at Dial Lodge.
After Princeton Rick graduated from the University of Florida Law School in 1972. He was chief of the homicide division of the state attorney’s office in Fort Lauderdale for 10 years before going into private practice.
Rick was an avid dog lover and had several canine companions throughout his life, including one he took with him to class at law school. His last dog, Lucky, a rescued Maltipoo, was with him at the time of his death. Rick had intended to attend the 50th reunion, but a stroke that affected his eyesight prevented him from attending.
Rick is survived by his wife, Trudy. To her, the class extends its profound sympathies.