Rick Michael Allen, 51, passed on Dec. 25 at home in Oroville after a long and brave battle with cancer.
Rick grew up in Oroville fishing and prospecting at his favorite spots such as Palmer Lake, Molson Lake, Similkameen River and Myers Creek. He attended schools in Oroville and graduated from Oroville High School in 1980. Rick also attended Spokane Community College and Wenatchee Valley College. Rick was known for helping other people and rescuing animals. Rick lived near Chesaw for over 30 years and loved the wildlife roaming in and out of his yard.
Rick is survived by his twin brother Dick (Elizabeth) and family of Laredo, Texas, his sister Peggy (Robert) Kirk of Wenatchee, his nephew Brayden Kirk of Wenatchee, niece Kindall (Joseph) Wilbur of San Marcos, Calif. and many cousins and life-long friends.
Rick was preceded in death by his parents Gary and Lory Allen of Oroville.
At Rick’s request there will be no service. Friends and family who wish may make memorials to the Oroville Ambulance Fund. Arrangements are by Bergh Funeral Service.