Memorial Services Set for Rick Richards
July 21, 2013 — Memorial Services for Rick Richards include:
4-8pm Thursday at Root Funeral Home, 312 East 7th Street, Michigan City
10am Friday at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Michigan City
Lakeshore Public Media joins the community in sending deepest sympathies to Rick’s family after his death Saturday in Porter County. Richards lived in Michigan City with his wife Mary Ann and daughters Erika (now an Evansville nurse) and Meredith. He was a colleague to journalists and media practitioners across Indiana, and he was the assignment editor for Lakeshore News until his death.
Rick was a career journalist as a long-time newspaper editor, news manager, reporter and writer, spending the past five years as sole proprietor of Your Writing Solutions freelance editing and writing, Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly Magazine editor, and most recently Lakeshore’s news assignment editor.