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Baker City, Oregon

Richard Douglas Hunt, 64, a former Baker City resident, died peacefully on Sept. 28, 2004, at home in Boise after a short illness.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. at Relyea Funeral Chapel, Boise. His graveside service will be at 11 a.m. (PDT) Saturday at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Richard was born on Jan. 26, 1940, at Baker City to Thomas C. and Marie Aasa Hunt. He attended Baker City schools and was a Baker High School graduate. He attended Brigham Young University at Provo, Utah, and the University of Utah at Salt Lake City.

Richard was an avid basketball player, played the trombone, and was a member of the Baker Drum and Bugle Corps. One of the loves of his life was fly fishing in and around the Eagle Cap Wilderness Area in Northeastern Oregon. He also enjoyed golfing, hunting and the outdoors, and he loved to read.

Richard worked in the investment community for many years at Portland and Palm Springs, Calif., as a broker. About 15 years ago, he moved to Boise to be with his family. He worked in the electronics field until retirement.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Kathryn Marie.

Survivors include four brothers, Tom and his wife, Colleen, Jim and his wife, Norma, and Robert, all of Boise, and John Elwood and his wife, Susan, of Portland; and by three sisters, Jeanette Hindman and her husband, Charles, and Barbara Beck, of Boise, and Marie Hines and her husband, Dan, of Portland; and many nieces and nephews whom he dearly loved.

He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, October 1, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

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