Richard Alan " sponsored obituary |

Richard Alan " sponsored obituary

Bud was born in Gridley, CA on February 6, 1942, to Richard J. and Marion H. McGuire. He passed away on March 5, 2007, in Sacramento after battling heart problems for several months.

He graduated from Nevada Union High School in 1960 and attended Cal-Poly University before moving to Sacramento where he worked at the State Department of Water Resources for 40 years. He was a longtime resident of Sacramento, where he resided with his wife of 38 years, Todi until the two moved to Grass Valley in March of 2003. There they lived in the house built by Bud’s grandmother in 1900.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Karen Alice Ramirez. He is survived by his brother and sister in law, Tom and Judy McGuire of Fair Oaks; his wife, Todi McGuire of Grass Valley; his daughter, Kimberly McGuire of Elk Grove; his son in law, Lawrence Ramirez; his daughter and son in law, Tara and Isaiah Martzen and their children Kiley, 11, Myranda, 7, Dylon, 4, Holly, 2, and Sydney, 9 months and his son and daughter in law Jason and Tharon McGuire and their sons Dominic Langham, 8, Alan Richard McGuire, 22 months who all reside in Sacramento. He is also survived by many cousins, nephews, nieces, other extended family, his “Elks” family and friends who knew and loved him dearly.

Bud has been an active member of the Grass Valley Elks Lodge NO. 538 for 45 years. He was the current Exalted Ruler and a PER. He was a member of SIRS in Sacramento and currently Grass Valley. Bud was also an avid Kings fan and held season tickets for the past 7 years, but has attended King’s games since 1996. Bud enjoyed camping and traveling with his family, among his favorite places to go were the redwoods, the ocean and to walk along the beach. He also enjoyed gambling dates with Todi.

Bud’s “CELEBRATION OF LIFE” will be held at the Grass Valley Elks Lodge, on Saturday March 31st at 1: 00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the “R.A. “Bud” McGuire Memorial Fund” c/o Grass Valley Elk’s Lodge NO. 538, 109 S. School St., Grass Valley, CA 95945.

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