In Memory

Rick Farmer

Richard L. Farmer 1974 ~ 2010 Richard L. Farmer passed away November 5, 2010 at the IMC hospital in Murray, Utah. Rick was born September 5, 1974 in Los Angeles, California to Richard J. and Judy Lee Farmer. Rick attended the University of Utah where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology. Rick then went on to obtain a Master's Degree in Clinical Research Management at George Washington University. Rick married Susan J. Farmer on August 10, 1995. They went on to have four beautiful boys. Rick was tragically taken from this world much too soon. At the age of 36, Rick had lived much more life than many. He was giving, funny and had a way of making anyone feel comfortable. Rick's smile and laughter were infectious. One couldn't help but feel intense happiness as they watched Rick doing tricks on his wakeboard - this was his favorite thing to do especially with family and friends surrounding him. Rick was an incredible father, husband, son, brother, friend, employee. He was a hard worker at any job assigned: whether personal or professional. Rick will be missed by many and was an inspiration to all who knew him. Rick is survived by his wife, Susan and their four boys: Brandon (14), Gregory (13), Kyle (10), Casey (5), and Bella his beloved Lab. He is also survived by his parents Richard and Judy Farmer, his sister Stacey (Geren), Grandma Lorraine Johnson, and Grandma Erma Farmer. Others who will miss Rick tremendously are Jim and Carol Jensen, Stuart (Kerri Sue), Lisa, Katie (Ryan) and countless nephews, nieces, cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends. Rick is preceded in death by his son Noah Lee Farmer, and two grandfathers: Boyd Johnson and Vern Farmer. A Sunday evening viewing will be held from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Wasatch Lawn (3401 Highland Drive). Monday's funeral will be at 12:00 noon preceded by a viewing from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at South Mountain Community Church (12411 S. 265 W. Draper). Condolences and memories may be sent to the family at In lieu of flowers a fund has been created to support the long term education goals of Rick's children, donations can be made at any Zions Bank Branch account name: Susan Farmer Donation Account (c/o Rick Farmer Memorial Fund). My friends, the heavens just changed forever. It will be funnier and they need to be aware of practical jokes constantly. I hope they were ready!