Richard Howard Ricker – 1953-2021
The Board of Directors and staff of The Boulevard of Chicago honor the memory of Richard Ricker who passed away on March 7, 2021. Richard joined the board in 2020. Although he was a relatively new member, Richard became quickly involved in many board activities. He was a valued member of both The Boulevard’s Human Resources and Development Committees. He provided significant insights and expert advice drawing from his 30-plus year career in hospital management. He eagerly volunteered to use his talents in a number of ways to help us move our mission forward. Richard was a genuine, kind and gentle person who loved to use his gifts in service to others. His enthusiasm, talents and contributions will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and support are with his loved ones.