- September 24, 2009
- Wilmington, Delaware
of Richard's Passing
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Mr. Richard Cameron McCurdy, Jr., 64, passed away suddenly on September 24, 2009, at Christiana Hospital.
Mr. McCurdy was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. A 1963 graduate of Brandywine High School, he received a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of Delaware in 1967. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal for his service in the United States Army from 1970 to 1972. He was employed in the fields of engineering and communications. He had a keen interest in classical piano, enjoyed gardening and birding, and was unselfishly devoted to his extended family.
Mr. McCurdy is survived by his mother, Elizabeth Whitehead McCurdy, of Wilmington; his brother, David Mitchell McCurdy and his wife Kathleen, of Niantic, Connecticut; his sister Gail McCurdy Nolen and her husband Samuel, of Wilmington; and one niece and four nephews.
Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Camp Owatonna/Camp Newfound, 4 Camp Newfound Road, Harrison, ME 04040-9987.