RIGBY - Daniel Hugh, age 21, of River Edge on October 17, 2004. Precious son of Kevin and Mary (nee Gannon) Rigby of River Edge. Loving grandson of Helen Rigby of River Edge. Cherished brother and best friend to his brother Patrick and his sister Katie, both of River Edge. Danny also leaves "man's best friend", his dog Woody. Danny has many cousins, aunts and uncles who were loved and who will miss him very much. Dan was a loyal and true friend to many many people, his Georgetown, Bergen Catholic and hometown friends feel blessed to have shared in Danny's life. Daniel was a graduate of Bergen Catholic High School in Oradell, Captain of their Varsity Football Team, Danny also ranked 4th in the National Mock Trial Competition as an Outstanding Attorney as a Jr. at Bergen Catholic, he was a Sr. at Georgetown University-McDonough School of Business, a member of the Rugby team, a member of the Delta Sig (a National Business Fraternity), a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, having helped build homes in West Virginia and traveled to Santo Domingo for AmeriCare International Aid and Relief Organization. River Edge will miss Dan as one of our favorite Little League Umpires, an altar boy at St. Peter the Apostle R.C. Church as well as a parishioner. Daniel was active in Politics and History having worked for United States Congressman Steve Rothman. Family will receive friends and family at the Beaugard Funeral Home, 869 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge, NJ 07661 Thursday and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday at 10 AM at St. Peter the Apostle R.C. Church in River Edge. Interment is at George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery in Paramus. In lieu of floral tributes, donations in Daniel's memory are requested to Bergen Catholic High School Mock Trial Educational Scholarship Fund c/o Bergen Catholic High School, 1040 Oradell Avenue, Oradell, NJ.
Published in The Record/Herald News on Oct. 20, 2004.