Richard Walter Quiring ran his last race to his Eternal Home on December 13, 2009. Richard was born November 1, 1947 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to Walter and Frances Quiring.
Rich leaves behind his loving wife Shirley; children: Dean and Jody, Brenda, Shane and Joy, Rick and Karen; grandchildren: Alysha, Eryka, Jesse, Laura, Justin, Harley, Johanna and Jesse; his parents: Walter and Frances, three brothers and extended family.
He obtained his Bachelor of Education at the University of Calgary and taught at Crowfoot School at Siksika, Yellowknife, Drumheller, Calgary, Nakusp and Chilliwack.
Mr. Q. spent many years teaching at Greendale Elementary School in Chilliwack. During this time, he received his Masters Degree from the University of Victoria. He loved to teach and valued the children in his care. He enjoyed working with the families and staff at Greendale Elementary School.
Funeral services will be held at Broadway M.B. Church at 3:00 pm on December 17, 2009.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Terry Fox Foundation.