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Richard Alexander "Rick"

February 9, 1942 – March 10, 2021

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"Thank you Rick"
— Rose Martinez

Obituary for Richard Alexander "Rick" Cardenas

Richard Cardenas (Uncle Rick),
Human Rights Activist and Social Justice Advocate
Age 79 of St. Paul, Minnesota passed away on March 10th after complications from a stroke.
preceded in death by:
Manuel & Helen Cardenas-Parents
JoAnn Enos-Sister
Manny Cardenas-Brother
Charles Cardenas-Brother & Georgia-Sister-in-Law

Many loving family members, nieces, nephews and friends he left behind that will miss him greatly include:
Shotsie Forsythe-Long Term Devoted Companion
Paul Schneider-Son, Wife Diane & Family
Lloyd Enos-Brother-in-Law
Lori-Jo “Ruby” McKusick-Niece & Husband Dave
Candi Sinn-Niece & Dale Witzel
Christine Mitchell-Niece & Husband David
Kenny Sinn-Great Nephew, Angela Pignatello, Great-Great Niece Zoe & Great-Great Nephew Gabe
Bruce Sinn Brown-Great Nephew & Wife Emily
Blake Cooper-Great Nephew & Wife Kayla
Weston Mitchell-Great Nephew & Maddie
Larry Dunham-Friend; “Rick was the brother I never had.”

Special thanks to Sholom Home East who provided kindness and hospice.

An outdoor service for Rick will be held June 13th at Harriet Island from 1-5 p.m. Social distancing required.

Follow the link below to read the obituary for Rick Cardenas posted by the St. Paul Pioneer Press:
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