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SNIDER , Richard A. Richard A Snider, MD, 71, of Sun Lakes, Az passed away on July 10, 2016. He was born in Toledo, Ohio to Ruth Roper Snider and John Wrede Snider. He is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Sharon, daughters: Merideth R Hamilton (Mike); Andrea B Cook (Tim); Erin Hartman (Aaron); step daughter, Lori J Hinojosa (Rudy) ; step son Ron Leth and 10 wonderful grandchildren. He also is survived by two sisters from Toledo: SuAnn Snider and Katherine Stover and half sister Debby Hartman from Phoenix. He was preceded in death by his brother, John T Snider. He was so proud of his family and loved his children and grandchildren so much. His children and family will miss his caring ways and his smile. He especially loved going on cruises with family. He also enjoyed fishing and golfing. Dick was a graduate of DeVilbiss High School in Toledo, Ohio and earned his BS from Earlham College in Indiana. He then went on to The Ohio State University Medical School and received his MD in Internal Medicine. As a young man he was always kind and caring and that never changed throughout his life. Dick had a 12 year medical practice in Maumee, Ohio before falling in love with Arizona and starting his medical practice in Ahwatukee/Phoenix in 1986. Throughout his 35 years of medical practice he was on numerous hospital committees and boards. He loved his patients and was dedicated to giving them the best care possible. Private services will be held at a later date. Dick's Family wishes to thank the caregivers and care home for their wonderful caring treatment of him in the last stages of his life. Donations can be made to: Hospice of the Valley, 1520 E Flower St., Phoenix, Az 85014; Banner Alzheimers Institute, 901 E Willett, Phoenix, Az 85006; SPOHNC, PO Box 53, Locust Valley, NY 11560-0053 o r donation of your choice. Sign the Guestbook at www.EastValleyTribune.com
Published on  August 2, 2017
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