- 69 years old
- Date of birth: Apr 10, 1943
- Date of passing: May 24, 2012
- Place of passing:
San Diego, California, United States
|Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. Let the memory of Ric be with us forever.|
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Ric McDonald, 69, born on April 10, 1943 and passed away on May 24, 2012. Ric McDonald was the greatest man that ever lived, you can ask anyone who ever met him, or anyone who knew someone who knew him; his touch was that far. He was kind, funny, witty, incredibly intelligent, an amazing friend, mentor, husband, grandfather, and father. His stories and humor will forever keep us laughing and his memory will live in us all.
"Every time my second toe starts to go numb, I lay down on the floor and do what Ric taught me ... in 1992. I always think of him with such gratitude for his incredible skill -- I've been worked on by a lot of PTs over nearly 50 years, many of them good, but no one else who could teach me what I needed to know to turn debilitating chronic pain to occasional minor annoyance. He radically changed my life, and I will never, ever forget him. God Bless and a belated Bon Voyage, Ric!"
"Four short years -- seams like I still have so many times that I think "I need to ask Ric... I need to share with Ric..." You are still such an important part of our lives. Many, many great memories have you with us all the time. XO XO"
"You cannot be topped Blover! I miss you everyday. You would be telling us all how proud you are of your children's accomplishments and your grandkids special gifts. We know you're watching over us. Thank you for loving us. I Still..."
We find ourselves talking of you so often. Thanks for all the great times together, the funny stories, and the great memories.
Hugs and Hugs!"
"One year and it seems as if no time has passed...we still think about you, talk about you, and laugh at your stories. The past year has not in any diminished your presence in our hearts. Love you! Always!"
"I was thinking of Ric just today and decided to find him on the Internet. I had worked with him briefly in Ballard, Washington, more than 20 years ago. He was a brilliant physical therapist, and inspired me to want to become a physician. I haven't met anyone like him since, and so want to express my gratitude for having known him. Sincerely, Elizabeth Liles, MD, MCR (Portland, OR)"
"We always enjoyed Ric's stories about the Chargers and the things the players did....such as "turkey bowling"...and the jokes they played on each other. We will miss Ric and his stories. His love of Jan and his 3 kids was immeasurable!
Roger and Ann"
"Someone said friends are the family that we choose for ourselves and there could not have been a better "family" to me than Ric and Jan and the kids. How does one recount the importance of 30 years of friendship, laughter, and a few tears?
I will miss him each and every day - love-Patty Puppies"
"One of the bests guys I ever knew. Rick will truly be missed and has created so many lasting memories. Thanks Rick for all that you have given! Thoughts and prayers are with the McDonald family."
"Ric had a sense of humor that was unsurpassed! He always came up with something to say that would make everyone around him smile and laugh out loud - he will be missed."
"I love you dad. I miss you already!"
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