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Richard Alexander "Rick"
Cardenas

February 9, 1942 – March 10, 2021

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Obituary for Richard Alexander "Rick" Cardenas

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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:
https://www.twincities.com/2021/03/13/rick-cardenas-obituary-minnesota-voice-for-disabled-community/
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