Richard Southworth



Richard “Dick” passed away on January 21st, 2022, at the age of 81. He suffered a cardiac arrest while skiing, doing something he loved. He was an active member of the Rocky Mountain Seniors Ski Club.

He was predeceased by his loving wife of 55 years, Donna and parents Norah and William Southworth.

He will forever be in the hearts of his family: son Scott; daughter Joy; son in-law Brad; granddaughters Sofia and Laura; sister Ann Frederickson; niece Signi (George) and their daughters Lily and Sara; nephew John (Kerrie) Frederickson and their children, Jesse and Elise, as well as numerous cousins, relatives, and friends.

Richard was born in Flin Flon, Manitoba and was raised in Island Falls. He attended middle and high school at Luther College, in Regina. He went on to study at University of Saskatchewan and spent most of his career as a High School Physics teacher and later, an administrator at Alberta Teachers Association. His career took him to Uranium City, Manitoba, Calgary, Alberta and East Africa.

He found great purpose in his community work and fellowship with the Edmonton Al Shamal Shrine, The Masonic Lodge, Kiwanis Music Festival, Rotary Club and Canadian Mental Health Association. His volunteerism, optimism, and passion for life, was appreciated by all who knew him.

A Memorial Service and celebration of life will take place at a future date.

Memorial donations can be made in Richard’s name to Canadian Mental Health Association, 300-10010 105th St. NW. Edmonton, AB T5J 1C4

In Loving Memory of
Richard Southworth
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