Lakeshore Mourns the Passing of Rick Richards
Northwest Indiana is mourning the loss of a long-time award-winning journalist, husband, father and friend, and for Lakeshore a colleague. Rick Richards died Saturday at the age of 59 after running a three-mile mudathon obstacle course in Porter County.
Rick served as assignment editor here at Lakeshore Public Media, and his death was a surprise to many. Renetta DuBose talked to his family and fellow journalists who are saddened by his sudden death, though remembering good times and legacies he left behind.
Rick’s wake occurs 4-8pm Thursday, July 25, at Root Funeral Home in Michigan City, and his funeral mass starts at 10am Friday, July 26, at Michigan City’s St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception.