Richard Devan Phd



Entered into Rest

June 8, 2011


Friday, June 24, 2011 2:00 PM Allison & Rose Funeral Home Covington


1 PM until 2PM at the funeral home

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Richard “Rick” DeVan, Phd. Age 68. Resident of Ft. Wright, KY passed away on June 8, 2011 Gainsville, Florida. . University of Cincinnati Professor of Physiology and technical Consultant to the Department of Communication Sciences (Speech) and Disorders.Rick was a kind and generous man , full of life, diverse interests, loved classical music and Cincinnati’s Symphony. An Alumus of Holmes High School Covington, KY, University of Cincinnati and Fairleight Dickenson University. Rick was an avid scuba diver and instructor. Certified as a diver in the 70’s, PADI Divemaster and Instructor in the 80’s, began Technical and cave diving in early 90’s. Attained many certifications in both recreational and technical areas of diving. Enjoyed teaching and animal kingdom research in fresh water Jelly Fish. Assisted students at Scuba Unlimited, Blue Ash, OH. SERVICE 2PM Friday, June 24th Allison & Rose Funeral Home, Robbins Street and Madison Avenue, Covington, KY INTERMENT Highland Cemetery,
Ft. Mitchell, KY. VISITATION 1:00PM until hour of service Friday at the funeral home. MEMORIALS may be made to Camp Ernst, 7615 Camp Ernst Road, Burlington, KY 41005-9424. He is predeceased by his father Orrin “Pudy”
E. Devan (1987), Mother Sylvia Day Harrison DeVan (1972) and Step Mother
Helen Barton DeVan (2004). Surviving is his sister Sylvia Jean DeVan Moss, New York City, NY

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