Richard Anderson

Richard H. Anderson

1934 - 2020

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Richard H. Anderson of Concord, a former long-time resident of Bedford, died peacefully on March 11, 2020. Born in Chicago on August 24th 1934, he was the son of the late Herbert Anderson and Anna (Fergeuson) Anderson. After time served with the U.S. Coast Guard and graduating from the University of Wisconsin, he moved to the Greater Boston Area where he raised his family and built his career. Richard was a passionate Landscape Architect, a beloved family member and friend, as well as an avid Boston Celtics and U Wisconsin Badgers sports fan. He enjoyed reading, canoeing, fishing, and traveling the world with his wife Ria. He is survived by his cherished wife, Maria "Ria" (Vet) Anderson; son and daughter-in-law Douglas and Tracey Anderson of Sterling, son and daughter-in-law Neal and Claire Anderson of Bedford, son David Anderson of Carlisle; four grandchildren: Shaun, Callie, Lauren, and Daniel; brother Ken Anderson of Naples, FL; and niece and nephew Kelly and Michael Anderson of Chicago, IL. A Celebration of Life will be held privately in the near future. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Richard’s memory to the American Parkinson Disease Association at APDAparkinson.org are appreciated.
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