Dr. Richard L. Basic

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    - Richard E. Sluzewski, Jr., D.P.M.
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    - Philip Kellar M.D.
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    - Robert S. Martino, M.D.
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DR. RICHARD L. BASIC CROWN POINT, IN Dr. Richard L. Basic, age 81, of Crown Point, IN, passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Richard is survived by his loving family: wife, Delores "Dolly"; three children: Michele (Jim) Clift of Hobart, Laura (Luis) Bengero of Valparaiso, and Dan Basic of Crown Point; two grandchildren: Briana and Alex; one great grandchild, Jayden; one brother-in-law; three sisters-in-law; and many nieces and nephews. Richard was a graduate of Froebel High School, Class of 1950, and Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine in 1956. He practiced in Glen Park and Merrillville for 42 years before retiring in June of 1998. Richard was also on the Medical Staff at St. Mary Medical Center for 26 years. The family is honoring Richard's wishes to be cremated with private services. Arrangements have been entrusted to Geisen Funeral & Cremation Services in Merrillville, IN. Sign guestbook at www.GeisenFuneralHome.com or contact 219-769-3322.


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Published in The Times on Mar. 12, 2014
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