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Dave Rich, 81, of Durango, died on April 14, 2018, or complications from pancreatic cancer in Cottonwood Inn. Born in New York City, he was educated in Hawaii and Chicago. He earned his bachelor's degree in 1958 at the University of California at Berkeley with high honors. A life-long poet, writer, and activist, Richparticipated in anti-war activities in the San Francisco area during the 1960s. His poems appeared in an anthology in 1966. Throughout his life he worked in different occupations: teacher, practical nurse, and was a member of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. He moved to Durango in 1994 where he became an active member of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship until his death. He co-founded The Caring Committee and the SAGE Circle.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 2, at the UUFD sanctuary, 419 San Juan Drive.
Published in The Durango Herald on May 15, 2018
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