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Richard M. Milam (Rick)

Resident of San Jose

April 4, 1944-Aug. 23, 2010

Born in Palo Alto, passed away on August 23, 2010 at the age of 66 from a heart attack. He is preceded in death by his parents Jim and Mary Milam. Rick leaves behind a son, Brian, brother Leroy, nieces Debbie, Vickie and Darlene, nephews Dennis, Jeffery and Dan as well as many friends.

Rick graduated from Sequoia High School in Redwood City and San Jose State University. After being discharged from the Marine Corps. Rick earned his teaching credential in Physical Education. He taught at Homestead High School in Cupertino and coached cross country track and field. After leaving Homestead, he became involved in tax shelter annunity sales and later became a sales rep for NBN Sports in San Jose. Rick was also active in the track and field community for the past 45 years. Many awards and certificates of recognition were given to him for his dedicated service to the sport of track and field. Rick was active in the 'Top 8' track meet and 'All-comers track meets' at Los Gatos High School for the past 32 years. Rick was also a member of the San Jose Chamber of Commerce.

A memorial service for Rick will be held at Los Gatos High School's gym on Sunday, September 19 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation in Rick's memory be made to the .
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Sept. 13, 2010
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