Richard H. "Dick" Fry
1930 - 2020
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Richard "Dick" H. Fry 1930—2020
Richard "Dick" Fry, 89, of Rockford, IL passed away Friday, May 8, 2020. He was born September 6, 1930 in Bristol, South Dakota the son of Harry D. and Elizabeth (Fagerland) Fry. Dick attended Rockford West High School graduating in 1948. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He married the love of his life, Patricia "Pat" (Doherty) on April 14, 1956. Dick then joined the Rockford Police Department where he worked for 30 years. After retirement, Dick worked at Caldwell Industries. He was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bear fan. Dick enjoyed playing cribbage and euchre. Above all, Dick loved spending time with his family. He will forever be in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.
Left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife, Pat; children, Dennis (Pam) Fry, David (Marcie) Fry, Douglas (Nanci) Fry and Dean (Kristin) Fry; 12 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren; brother, Ronald (Judy) Fry; sisters-in-law, Norma (Bill) Hocking and Barbara Harris; brother-in-law, James Doherty; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased in death by his parents. The family sincerely thanks the staff at Heartland Hospice and Crimson Pointe for their care and compassion.
Services are private at this time with a celebration of life to be held at a later date. Cremation rites accorded with Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory. Memorials in Dick's name may be made to Heartland Hospice, 6000 East State St. Rockford, IL 61108. Share online condolences at www.fitzgeraldfh.com.



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Published in Rockford Register Star from May 15 to May 17, 2020.
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May 19, 2020
the neighborhood and i will miss dick. he was a great neighbor with a fine family. my parents were friends and my dad dick worked with dick fry for many years.
dave mclee
May 18, 2020
I am sorry to hear of Dick's passing. I truly enjoyed the time I was able to spend with Dick and Pat. May you all find peace and comfort at this sad time.

Candice (your Visiting Angel)
May 17, 2020
Dear Pat and boys,
So sorry to hear of Dick's passing.
You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Joanne Rowe
May 17, 2020
Pat, Dave and Marci, and family, we are sorry to hear about Dick. Brought back lots of great memories for us! We're sure it will do the same for all of you. May the Lord give you strength.
Bob and Gail
Bob and Gail White
May 16, 2020
PAT & BOYS, I WAS VERY SORRY TO READ ABOUT DICK'S PASSING. WHAT A GREAT GUY!!!! YOU HAVE MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES & ARE IN MY THOUGHTS & PRAYERS. MIKE
MIKE BARTEL
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