Richard Robert Lewchuk (March 23, 1967 – February 2, 2021)

Richard Robert Lewchuk, resident of Spirit River, AB, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at the Cross Cancer Institute, in Edmonton, at the age of 53 years.

Richard was born in Spirit River on March 23, 1967. He attended Spirit River Secondary School before becoming a journeyman automotive mechanic at Fairview College. He ran Baja Small Engines in Spirit River with his two brothers for thirteen years and worked as an automotive mechanic in Grande Prairie and Spirit River.

He was a caring uncle, intelligent craftsman, avid traveller; he loved Mexico and the Caribbean and learned Spanish as a result. He was a lifelong motocross and motorcycle enthusiast, collector of vintage memorabilia, motorcycles and music.

Richard will be sadly missed by his mother Gisele; brothers Brian and Kevin; aunt Mary; nieces Megan and Heather Lewchuk; as well as many cousins, extended family members, friends and co-workers.

He was predeceased by his father Alex Lewchuk, and sister Suzanne Lewchuk.

The family would like to thank the medical personnel, doctors and nurses who supported Richard during his stays at the QEII Hospital, the Cross Cancer Institute, and the Central Peace Health Complex in Spirit River.

Memorial donations may be made to the Cross Cancer Institute (11560 University Ave., Edmonton, AB, T6G 1Z2).

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