Richard Hamm died Aug. 11, 2009. He was born Mar. 8, 1959 in India to Peter and Betty Hamm. His family relocated to Canada when he was 11. Rick was drawn to learning and enjoyed his years of study in architecture, theology, commerce, and family medicine. Every pursuit, be it photography, golf, carpentry, or health care development, was given excruciating attention to detail and countless hours of planning. He was a compassionate doctor interested in a holistic approach to medicine. Rick was a loving husband and father who took pride in providing for his family. He shared with them his love of travel and adventure on family vacations. His faith in Christ Jesus was foundational to his life and was expressed through his service to family, church, and community as he was able. Predeceased by his father, Rick is mourned by his wife Barb; children Rachel (Matthew) Winkler, Karis, Natalie; mother Betty Hamm and her husband Eugene Bright; sister Carolyn (Greg) Bright and family.