Richard P. Golay

Richard P. Golay, 62, of Lincoln died suddenly on October 14, 2013. Beloved husband of Lauren Sloat with whom he shared 12 years of marriage. Born April 27, 1951 in Newton, he was the son of the late Charles A. and Virginia (Crocker) Golay of Lexington. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two brothers, Charles L. Golay of Jamaica Plain and Ron Golay and his wife Jenny of Lincoln. Rick was a devoted uncle to his nephews, Andrew and Jeffrey Golay, and to Jeffs wife Devlin Selman and their daughter, Olive. Rick had a great sense of humor and was very devoted to his family and friends, always having time to lend a helping hand. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed cycling, swimming, golf, hiking, and cross-country skiing. He took special pride in raising money for and riding in the Pan Mass Challenge eight times, including this past August. He was a passionate fan of all Bostons sport teams and followed them faithfully. Additionally, since his retirement from Raytheon, he enjoyed volunteering at the VA Hospital in Bedford. A celebration of his life was held Sunday, Oct. 20, at Douglass Funeral Home, in Lexington. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Ricks name to Pan Mass Challenge (pmc.org\rg0034) or Friends of Walden Pond (c/o Thoreau Society, 341 Virginia Road, Concord, MA, 01742).

Funeral Home

Douglass Funeral Home - Lexington
51 Worthen Road  Lexington, MA 02421

Published in The Lincoln Journal from Oct. 22 to Oct. 29, 2013