1957 - 2013
Eden, 55, older brother, uncle and friend passed away peacefully at home
on March 11, 2013. His passing united him with his parents, his older
brother Paul and younger sister Julie.
Richard was born
August 31, 1957, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Gerald Arthur and Vivian
Hussey Eden. He excelled in Seminary, was an Eagle Scout, and a member
of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He graduated from
the University of Utah (U of U) and was employed for the past 33 years
at the U of U Medical Center. He had a gift for languages and poetry. He
was fabulously talented, intelligent, caring, and had a huge heart.
During his teenage years, he made many sacrifices to help care for his
brothers and sister after the passing of their mother. Richard made
holidays special, remembered birthdays and went out of his way to make
his nieces and nephews laugh. His poetry commemorated special occasions
and family events. Uncle Rick will be greatly missed. We feel honored to
have had him as our brother and uncle and are grateful that he is now at
Richard is survived
by his brothers: Timothy (Kris), State College, PA; Scott (Cecile),
Brigham City, UT; Stephen (Shauna), Ogden, UT; Mathew (Heather), Rio
Rancho, NM; and Lance (Gretchen), North Salt Lake, UT; 20 nieces and
nephews and five grand nieces and nephews; step-mother, Coyla; one
step-brother, Quinn (Kathleen); four step-sisters, Kaylene (Mark), Taren
(Dan), Carli (Jim), Missy; 12 nieces and nephews.
will be held Saturday, March 16, 2013, 11 a.m. at the LDS Church, 55
West 350 North, North Salt Lake, UT. A viewing will be held from
10-10:45 a.m. prior to the services. Interment will be at the Lake View
Memorial Cemetery in Bountiful, UT.
Published in Deseret News on Mar. 14, 2013