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Sugar Grove, IL

Dr. Richard Green

Green, Dr. Richard A. 54, of Sugar Grove, passed away Saturday, December 24, 2011. He was born November 23, 1957 in Chicago, IL. Richard graduated from Downers Grove South High School with honors, Milliken University with honors and Loyola Dental School. He started practicing dentistry in 1983 and took over Dr. Robert E. Barnes' practice in 1987. He was the Past President of the Fox Valley Dental Society and a School District 129 Foundation Board Member. Richard was a supporter of Marmion Academy and the Marmion Lacrosse Team. He also was a supporter of the summer bible camp at Blessed Sacrament Church where he was a member. Richard donated his time and talent for dental care for those in need. Richard was an avid scuba diver and was a PADI Certified Dive Master. He was also a research associate for Dr. Christianson in Provo, Utah. Survivors include his mother, Eileen Green Hands; wife, Ruta Green; son, Andrew Green; daughter, Emilia Green; sister, Nancy Green (Randall Humm); brother, Daniel (Lynne) Green; nieces and nephews, Anne Green, Madeleine Humm, Laura Green, Carter Humm, Lukas O'Donnell and Alina O'Donnell; sisters-in-law, Vilija (Kevin) O'Donnell and Dalia (Darrell) Kozbiel; mother-in-law, Grazina Traska; goddaughter, Alisa Strikes; confirmation sponsor of Aleks Strikas and his beloved pets, Buddy, Mitch, Prissy and Taga. Richard was supported by his devoted staff, Cindy Hoffman, Janis Finley, Sheila Rodriguez, Michelle Songer, Allison Mean, Brenda West, Tina Evans, Jennifer Sall and Deedee Hess. Richard will be remembered and missed by his friends, patients and acquaintances. Richard was preceded in death by his father Arthur Richard Green and father-in-law, Leonas Traska. www.healychapel.com to leave an online condolence.

 

Obituary credit: Beacon News

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