Richard “Dick” Harding Tourtelot ’62, passed away on Feb. 26, 2012, after a long courageous battle with cancer. He passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family. Dick is survived by his beloved wife Lisa, his children Danielle Swanson of Huntington Beach, Calif., Jennifer Jennings of Surprise, Ariz., Ben Tourtelot of Irvine, Calif., Lisa Marie Tourtelot of Miramar MCAS, Calif., Jessica Tourtelot of Redondo Beach, Calif., and Max Tourtelot of New York, N.Y., seven grandchildren, his brother Robert H. Tourtelot of Los Angeles, and many loving nieces and nephews.

Dick was a graduate of Santa Clara University and a veteran, having served his country in the U.S. Army. Over the course of his business career, Dick developed many award winning residential and commercial real estate projects and developments. Dick loved spending time with his extended family and, especially, cooking for everyone. He was at his best in front of a BBQ. He will be greatly missed by his family and his many friends spread throughout the country. He had a wonderful sense of humor and was always smiling.


08 Nov 2018