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Rick Fredrickson R.I.P.
August 15, 2007 permalink
Rick Fredrickson lost his baby son Liam to the to adoption through a decision by a Saskatchewan court. Efforts to right the injustice came to a premature end with Mr Fredrickson's tragic death in a traffic accident. The link is to a news article on his death, scroll backwards for the full story. He also has his own website.
Addendum: Kris Titus advises: The funeral for Rick Fredrickson will be on Monday at 2:00 at Hill Crest funeral home in Saskatoon.
Addendum: Here is an obituary distributed by Jeremy Swanson.
FREDRICKSON - Richard "Rick" Leslie died tragically on Saturday, August 11, 2007. Left to mourn are his new bride Barb and her children Chris and Tamara; his mother Carol Fredrickson, mother-in-law Joyce HeskethJones, and grandmother Mary Fredrickson all of Saskatoon; sister Brenda (Ken) Holowatiuk of Regina and their children, Krystal and Amber; brother Darren (Barb) Fredrickson of Saskatoon and their children, Sarah, Amy and Ryan; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Rick is also survived by two biological children, daughter Desiree and a 16-month-old son. Rick was predeceased by his father Delmer Fredrickson in 2005, his grandfather Jeff Fredrickson and his grandmother Lorena Larson. Rick was born on June 22, 1972. He lived in Speers until the age of six, when the family moved to Saskatoon. He attended school at Lester B. Pearson and briefly at Mount Royal Collegiate. He went to work at a young age, working road construction with his Dad and brother, first with Warner Construction and later with Morsky Construction. After a time, he left the industry and bought Select Music and Sound. Rick loved to DJ and entertain the crowd. He dabbled in many business ventures over the years and in 2004, Rick became the owner/operator of Distress Courier. During the last year of his life, Rick also actively supported Fathers for Justice and touched the lives of many people across the country. When Rick wasn't working he could be found fishing on the riverbank near Borden Bridge or at Auto Clearing Motor Speedway where he raced his #22 Thunderstock car. Rick also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He loved to entertain and there was never a dull moment when he was around. He will be sadly missed. Donations in his memory may be made to Fathers-4-Justice Canada, 202 812 12th Street, New Westminster, BC V3M 4K1 or Auto Clearing Motor Speedway, PO Box 169, Saskatoon, SK S7K 3K4. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, August 20, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Hillcrest Funeral Home (east on 8th street, turn right before the railway track), Saskatoon, SK. Interment will follow the service in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Email condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Arrangements have been entrusted to David Schurr of PARK FUNERAL CHAPEL (244-2103).