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Lucille Weinschelbaum (Rickard) VIEW PROFILE

Lucille Weinschelbaum (Rickard)

Lucy Weinschelbaum Rickard, 74, of Santa Rosa, CA, passed away peacefully in her home in Santa Rosa, California on June 5, 2017. Lucy was born in Cincinnati, OH and moved to the Bay Area 48 years ago. After attending the University of Cincinnati and earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology, Lucy accepted full-time positions at Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati, Mount Zion in San Francisco, and also worked part-time as a Medical Technologist for several years after becoming a mother. She also did a brief stint as a pizza delivery person for Round Table Pizza to help put her daughter through college. Lucy was co-owner of Western Skies Ranch and homemaker for 45 years. Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Gerald Rickard of Santa Rosa, CA; one daughter, Shawna Rickard of Saint James, MO; one son, Monty Rickard of Palm Springs, CA; two brothers, Charles Weinschelbaum of Cincinnati, OH, and Benjamin Weinschelbaum of Concord, CA; and one grandchild, Joshua Rickard of Palm Springs, Ca. Lucy was preceded in death by both parents, Maurice and Ethel (Karp) Weinschelbaum. In lieu of flowers, family and friends are invited to make contributions in her memory to their favorite children’s charity. To those who hung around with Lucy, please pass this on to those who knew her "when". 

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