RICHARD L. CHRISTIANSEN
Richard L. Christiansen passed away on January 20, 2013 at University Medical Center in Tucson after complications from a tough battle with lymphoma. He was the younger son of Felix and Ada Christiansen, born on August 11, 1933 in Douglas, Arizona. Mr. Christiansen grew up on the family ranch in Paul Spur and graduated from Douglas High in 1951. Upon graduation from the University of Arizona and ROTC, he was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Friedberg, Germany. While there, he met and married the love of his life, H. Ursula Rockel.