Obituary of Richard Alan "Rick" Rutan ~ 2009
Richard Alan Rutan (Rick), a long time resident of Anchor Point, AK died at his home on
March 29, 2009 at the age of 63 of lung cancer. Richard was born on March 24, 1946 in
Shreveport, Louisiana, graduated from high school in Burbank, CA and was in the U. S.
Navy twelve years; until honorably discharged in Bremerton, Wash. in 1981. He then
followed his dream of moving to Alaska. Rick was well known in the Homer business
community as owner and operator of R&R Refrigeration. He is also well known for his
love of adventure and travel. He will be greatly missed by his family and the many
friends who loved him.
Richard is preceded in death by his son Glenn Rutan, and father Robert Wilton Rutan.
He is survived by his son Robert William Rutan, mother Evonne Rutan, sisters: Judith
Marriott, Robin Rutan, Marcia Rutan, Laurel Tulipano and brother Donald Rutan. Richard
also has 4 grandchildren.
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