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George Close RIGGS

Minnetrista, Minnesota

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We are so sorry for your loss. Find strength in the many good times you had. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire family.

Dear Riggs Family,
I don't know that this will find it's way to your home, but I felt compelled to write anyway. As I read through the messages my heart melts. George helped us through some of the worst times when all others turned us away. I will forever be grateful to him for his kindness. He made a tremendous impact on our family. I am so sorry for your loss. Sincerely, Joe, Jen and family.

I can't believe I have lost my dear friend...
I am going to miss our birthday celebrations together and all the fun we had at the vineyards. You were a great friend to me and I know you will be missed by many. I will think of your every time I hear the song "TORNADO". You were the best!!!
Love and miss you...

George was a close friend of my brother's throughout our childhood and went on several family vacations with us. He was so funny and pleasant - and an enthusiastic backpacker. A joy to be around and someone who will be truly missed.

George was a freind and colleague and will be missed by all of the staff at Judicare. He was a skillful lawyer who was willing to zealously work for clients no matter the difficulty of the case. Many people benefited from his legal knowledge and skills over the years. I have known George since high school and have wonderful memories of our days together playing football boot hockey and softball. He was one of a kind.

George was one of the nicest men we've met. A true kind and gentle soul with a strong human moral compass. We will truly miss him as many people who knew George certainly will. We'll always remember his wonderful laugh, (especially when playing pranks on him). Our condolences to you, Wendie and his daughter Liz. We know the loss of this "great guy" must be hard to bear. May God grant you peace knowing he loved you. Our love, Sue & Jack Moravec

I'm so sorry for your loss. George was such a kind man and will be missed by many...

George was passionate about his work and cared about what was happening in the lives of those he helped. He was an excellent attorney. He was a life-saver for the women he helped through his work with Alexandra House. We will miss him very much. We have lost a true friend and partner in our work to empower victims of domestic and sexual violence. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

Connie Moore, Executive Director
Alexandra House, Inc.
Blaine, MN

Liz I will be thinking of you tomorrow as you attend your Dad's service. Stay close to your friends and family and remember the good times. His legacy is you. You are a good person. Linda Rushmann

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George's Obituary

Age 59 ~ Of Minnetrista, MN Passed Away February 1, 2013 He is survived by his wife, Wendie; daughter, Elizabeth Riggs; sister, Kate Turning; brother, Jim Riggs (Becky); and many relatives and close friends. George grew up in St. Paul, MN and attended the University of Minnesota and William...

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