Obituary: Curtis Leroy Rich |

Obituary: Curtis Leroy Rich

It is with profound sorrow that the family of Curtis Leroy Rich announces his passing on June 11, 2013 in Rio Vista, California. Ever the athlete, Curtis died as he lived, pursuing one of the many sports he loved.

Curtis was born on September 14, 1951 at Sutter Hospital in Sacramento, California. He attended Luther Burbank High School, class of ‘69. A graduate of California State University, Chico with a B.A. in Industrial Arts, Curtis became a building contractor whose homes came to grace many neighborhoods in the North and South Tahoe area. Curt spent his time in retirement between his homes in Truckee, Rio Vista, and Baja Sur, Mexico.

He is survived by his wife Deborah Nell Rich, daughter Kellee Joanne Rich, granddaughter Devon Aimee Gauthier, his mother Patricia Margaret Rich, brother Robert Arthur Rich, sister Linda Ann Bena, sister Sharon Lee Rich, and many loving nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held Monday, June 17 at 11 a.m. at the Truckee Cemetery located at 10370 East Jibboom Street. In lieu of flowers, Curt’s family asks that donations be made in his name to the charity of your choice.

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