Rick’s parents attended Sunday School at CCJP starting in 1921. His dad was confirmed in the church in 1928 and his mom was confirmed in the church in 1932. They were married at CCJP in 1941.
Rick and his three siblings all attended Sunday School and were confirmed at CCJP in the 1950s and early 1960s. All were married in the church. Rick married Lynne in 1973. Their two daughters were baptized and married in our church. Rick and Lynne’s two grandchildren were also baptized here.
He joined the CCJP Cub Scout Pack 3979 in 1957 and Boy Scout Troop 979 in 1960 and remained with the troop until 1965. Rick attained the rank of Eagle Scout.
Rick earned a BS in Civil Engineering from Northwestern University in 1972 and a MS in Applied Mathematics from Roosevelt University in 1977. He worked in Information Technology for 47 years until he retired in 2017.
In the late 1990s, Rick was asked to computerize the church Financial reports and as a result of that endeavor became Treasurer shortly thereafter, a position he has held since.
Rick is a member of the choir. He also has played the tuba since 1963 when he began High School. He has been a member of the College of DuPage Community Band since 1978.