October 7, 2016 On October 7th 2016 We lost Ricardo Todd Wasco "Ricky" to (ALL) Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia caused from exposure to Burn-pits while deployed in Afghanistan. Ricky was born and raised in the Fair Oaks area. He attended & graduated from Bella Vista High school and Married his high school sweetheart Teresa who was also the girl next door. Ricky served as a Marine from 2008 to 2014 and then worked private security and was in the process of being hired on with the California Department of Corrections. Ricky was a hard worker and made good choices. All of us in his family were always so very proud of him. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, grandson, nephew & cousin. Ricky is survived by his wife Teresa, 3 daughters Bailey (7), Taylor (3) & Dylan (1), his father Ricardo Hernandez, brother Eddie Hernandez, sister Olivia Wasco, his mother Karen Robinson, step-father Marty Robinson, grandparents, Josie Hernandez and Edward and Janet Wasco and many other family members. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, October 21, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Mount Vernon Memorial Park, 8201 Greenback Lane in Fair Oaks. Our hearts hurt as he will be dearly missed.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Oct. 19, 2016.