“ He left a legacy because of the man that he was. His kindness, business acumen and sincerity will always be remembered…yes, we have a big hole in our company and in our hearts.”
— Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO
“ Many of the optometrists and ophthalmologists who were served by his publications may never have crossed paths with Rick. But his respect for their skills, education and dedication to improving patients’ lives was equaled by his respect for the integrity of the editorial content of the publications he managed. ”
—Christopher Glenn
Editor In Chief, Review of Ophthalmology
“I’ll keep him up on my top 5 professional influencers—and all-round amazing human beings. Heaven just got better and more wonderful with Rick there.”
—Tracy Till
CEO, Butler Till Media
“He was an incredible man and great friend… so caring about others. ”
—Patty Hosch
Director, Global Marketing Communications, Alcon