1963 ~ 2016

After a morning of horseback riding Rick passed away suddenly on Wednesday,

February 3, 2016 at the age of 53. He is lovingly remembered by his best

friend and wife of 30 years, Shannon, daughter Faithe (Julien), son Christopher,father Bruno; sisters, Rhonda (Len) and Ramona (Brandt), brother Randy (Mona), numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his

mother Cora, daughter April, and grandson Gabriel. Rick was a down to earth farmer, he loved animals and

his sanctuary was the outdoors, his passion for protecting nature drew him to become a member of the Back Country Horseman of BC. Those who knew him well called him MacGyver, he was also a well-known, highly skilled heavy equipment operator. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 1:00 pm at

Everden Rust Funeral Services, 1910 Windsor Road Kelowna. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in

his memory to the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, 4480 Oak St, B321 Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4

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