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Richard James Gahan

1944 - 2015
Richard James Gahan Obituary
Richard James Gahan

Richard James Gahan Jr was born May 14, 1944 in Orange, California and passed away May 23, 2015 in Seattle, Washington due to complications from severe heart disease. Richard grew up in Shoreline and graduated from Shoreline High School and also attended Grays Harbor College in Aberdeen Washington. He was a lifelong sports enthusiast never missing the chance to cheer on the Husky's, Seahawks, or the Mariners. He proudly coached his sons through Everett Little League, Parks and Rec, and the Boys and Girls Club athletic programs. Richard is preceded in death by his father Richard (Dick) Gahan, His Aunt Shirley Gauglitz and he is survived by his loving mother Lois (Scharf) Baker, his stepfather Albert Baker, and his uncle Erich Gauglitz. His children and grandchildren brought him great joy and he is survived by his daughter Stacy and his son's Jimmy and Patrick Gahan also his beloved grandchildren Gina and Brendon Kirkland, Ava Gahan, and Penelope and Daphne Gahan. Special thanks to Tod and Laura Kimpe. A celebration of Ric's life will be held at Cedar Park Chapel of Resurrection at 16300 - 112 Avenue NE in Bothell on June 5 at 6 pm.
Published in The Seattle Times on May 31, 2015
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