Memorial: Richard J. Rappa, Edwards resident |

Memorial: Richard J. Rappa, Edwards resident

Vail, CO Colorado
Special to the DailyRichard J. Rappa.

Richard J. (Dick) Rappa, 73, of Edwards, passed away Oct. 9 at his home surrounded by family.

He had a love for the mountains, skiing, hiking, biking and fishing with his grandson Wyatt and stepson Troy and his wife, Tanya Dixon. He had many friends with whom he enjoyed socializing. He had a knack for fixing anything that was deemed complicated. He will be sorely missed by his family and friends.

Mr. Rappa is survived by his wife, Annetta; sister Ann (Nicholas) Morana, of Florida; daughters Theresa Call, Carol (Joseph) Bowie and Lisa (Gerald) Scott, all of Maryland; stepson Troy (Tanya) Dixon, of Eagle; stepson Eric (Jennifer) Dixon, of Kremmling; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A private memorial was held in his memory. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2754 Compass Drive, Suite 100, Grand Junction, CO 81506.

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