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Richard Rydze

  • On December 1, 2023

Richard Rydze, Agę 73, of Pittsburgh passed away on November 28, 2023.

Born on March 15, 1950, he was the son of the late Robert and Alma Rydze.

He was the beloved husband of the late Kathryn Rydze; loving father of Cassy (Will) Thomeier, Tyson (Kara) Rydze, Dustin (Cara) Rydze and Abby Rydze; grandfather of Bella, Willy, Angela, Connor, Colton, Brycen, and Brynlee; dear brother of Bob (Elaine) Rydze and Regina Phillips. 

As a physician he had an unwavering commitment to healing and caring for others.  He had a love for platform diving, which led him to various corners of the globe where he ultimately achieved an Olympic Silver medal. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

All services will be private. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Little Sisters of the Poor in Richard’s memory.

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Mary Grace Antario
What a wonderful physician. He diagnosed me when no one else could. He was also an excellent poet and writer. He was gifted in so many ways. We had great times at work. My condolences to his family and friends. He will be missed !
Cindy Ann Mudgett
I just spoke with him on nov 15th and he sounded sad I will miss him so much. My late husband ,Dale, and I spent slot of time with him and he was a remarkable man in every way . Any one who knew him will never forget him. My sincere sympathy to all Dr Rydze’s family and friends. He will be so missed
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