Richard Sturm
March 4, 1951 - December 9, 2021
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Richard “Dick” Sturm passed away on December 9, 2021 at the age of 70, following a courageous 3 year battle with MDS, a rare blood cancer.  He was surrounded by loved ones who will continue to honor his legacy by living their lives to the fullest. Dick was born March 4, 1951 in Ann Arbor,…

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Timothy Timmons left a message on February 27, 2022:
Dick was an extraordinary individual and I was truly blessed by his friendship. We had such a great and productive time in our study group at Kellogg as we both earned our MBA's. We remained in contact ever since. He bought such joy and healing to so many people over the years, and always had such a positive attitude. The world was just a better place with Dick in it. He will be greatly missed by so many people who were in both his professional and personal life.
Christy Vinter Klim left a message on February 13, 2022:
I knew Dick as a working class and environmental hero. He was a dedicated patient advocate at the Ann Arbor Free Peoples' Clinic. While there he investigated the source of ill health experienced by a patient who was exposed to trichloroethylene at work. Dick was interested in labor history, and took trips to look at areas concern in the Chicago area including illegal toxic waste dumps, the radium plant in Ottawa IL, US Steel, and the Pullman community. He shared books including Muscle and Blood (Scott), Labor and Monopoly Capitalism (Braverman) and Exploring the Dangerous Trades (Hamilton). His advocacy for working people and his emphasis on outdoors and fitness made a lasting impression. He will be missed
The Wrights..Bob, Lillian, Mike and Bill left a message on January 20, 2022:
Richard Sturm is very close to our family.Marci is our cousin and niece. Richard and Marci were very close to our family. We love them very much.So many memories, so many good times over so many years. Mike and Bill always enjoyed the walks or better yet hikes with Dick, and the fun activities like the making the beer, or riding motorcycles with Dick or building projects around the house. Mom and Dad have always enjoyed the wonderful time with all the family.and all the wonderful meals they cherished together. Dick and Marci know that you are always in our prayers and good thoughts, and that you are loved always
William Hauser left a message on January 19, 2022:
Dick was a wonderful man! He was an uncle to my four children, He taught them so much and had such great patience with each of them. I always felt smarter just being in the same room with him. He was kind and considerate to everyone! A truly great man that will be greatly missed. RIP Dick!
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