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Jim A. Richstad Ph.D.

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Jim A. Richstad Ph.D. Obituary
Jim A. Richstad, Ph.D.

Journalist, Adventurer, Teacher

Born on 1/3/32, the 10th child of Norwegian immigrants Arne and Emma, Jim grew up on Q. A. Hill. He passed away in Everett, WA on 12/20/12 surrounded by his loving family and friends. Continue reading for a glimpse into his life.

Education: Q.A. High, Everett Jr. College, UW and Univ. of Minnesota.

Military Service: Naval Reserve and Korean War Army veteran.

Travels: He lived in Honolulu, Beijing, Singapore and traveled extensively In Europe and the South Pacific.

He loved his family and friends and was a beloved patriarch. Surviving are his wife, Marlene; sister, Rita; children Pamela, Karen and William; grandchildren Stephanie, Patricia, Mandy, Jamie, Leslie and Chris. Jim had 28 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great.

He loved warm, sunny places that matched his optimistic disposition. He loved running Marathons, particularly the Honolulu Marathon.

Published in The Seattle Times on Dec. 30, 2012
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