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Born: Jan 08, 1955

Date of Passing: Sep 21, 1999

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RICHARD ANTHONY NORMAN MARCUM It is with deep sorrow to announce the tragic accidental death of Richard Anthony Norman Marcum, Tuesday, September 21, 1999, in Langley, B.C. Ricky was born in Edmonton, Alberta on January 8, 1955. He will be sorrowfully missed by his father Richard of Abbotsford, B.C.; sister Carolyn O. Hall of Winnipeg; Uncle Ed and Aunt Doris of Langley; aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by Catherine, Carolyns twin sister; mother Barbara; stepmother Lady Rickey (nee Mulder) Grandma Margaret Dahms; Auntie Anne and Uncle Fred Geswin of Winnipeg. Ricky graduated from Fort Richmond Collegiate in Winnipeg. He worked for 7-Eleven stores in Alberta and B.C. He was proud for his dedication to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy and received awards for his accomplishments. Ricky was a marathon runner and set a personal best when he competed in the Alberta Capital City Marathon in Edmonton in 1988. He was also chosen to carry the torch for Celebration 88 in Cranbrook, B.C. His other love was hockey. At the time of his death, he was working with his Uncle Ed, looking after gardening and landscaping. He loved their dog "Daisy" and his black baby llama. A special thanks to Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah Witnesses for their support for Ricky of his faith for life and assisting in the arrangements for his memorial service. The services were held on Thursday, October 21 and cremation has taken place. Ricky will be missed by everyone he met. Those wishing to remember Ricky, please make a donation in his name to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 117-383 Provencher Blvd., Winnipeg, MB, R2H 0G9. "REST IN PEACE MY BELOVED BROTHER AND FRIEND"

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Oct 30, 1999

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