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SCHOOLMASTER; RICHARD C. age 66; of Hudson; died on Thursday, September 5, 2013, at his home. He was born June 24, 1947, in Ypsilanti, Michigan to Wendell and Jeanette (Bender) Schoolmaster. On September 16, 1967, he married Elizabeth "Betsy" Tate and she survives. He earned a Bachelor's Degree from Eastern Michigan University. Richard was an amateur photographer with published pictures in National Geographic Traveler's Magazine, Sierra Club Magazine, and Michigan Natural Resources Magazine. He was a gardener and vendor at the Adrian Farmer's Market. He had been employed by Ten Pin Alley in Tecumseh as a mechanic for 20 years, retiring in 2009. In addition to his wife, Betsy, he is survived by his mother, Jeanette (Donald) Gable of Alma, Michigan; a son, R. Alan (Cindi) Schoolmaster of Loxahatchee, Florida; three brothers, Donald Schoolmaster of Ypsilanti, Gary Schoolmaster of Tecumseh, and Arthur (Cindi) Schoolmaster of Harbor Springs, Michigan; a sister, Sally Schoolmaster of Portland, Oregon; and a grandson, Chase Schoolmaster. He was preceded in death by his father. At Richard's request, cremation has taken place and there will be no public visitation. You may send condolences to the family at
Memorial contributions may be made to the Audubon Society and The Nature Conservancy. Arrangements are under the direction of the Adrian Anderson Funeral Home.
Published in Heritage from Sept. 11 to Sept. 12, 2013
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