Richard Glenn French

2007-10-15T23:00:00Z Richard Glenn French The Billings Gazette
October 15, 2007 11:00 pm

SEATTLE - Richard Glenn French died peacefully Oct. 10, 2007, at his home in Seattle, after a yearlong, courageous fight with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.

Glenn was born to Glenda and Richard Barney, March 18, 1969, in Billings. He attended schools in Billings and Colstrip and graduated from East Valley High School in Spokane, Wash., in 1987. Glenn loved caring for others and worked at various jobs in the healthcare industry until he became ill. His love of music was evident throughout his life, as he enjoyed singing and playing his flute. He performed flute publicly in Seattle with the Rainbow City Band. Glenn shared the joys and struggles of life with his family and many close-knit friends. His compassion and sense of humor made it easy to love him.

Glenn was preceded in death by his mother, Glenda Royer; grandfather Glenn Royer; and brother Christian French. He is survived by his gramma, Eileen Royer of Laurel, Mont.; aunt Brenda Royer of Laurel; aunt and uncle Michael and Rhonda Smith of Cosmopolis; cousins Aaron Smith of Seattle and Kyle Smith of New York City; adoptive father Mark French of Missoula, Mont.; father Richard Barney, aunt Rita Markhart, both of Red Lodge, Mont.; and his two little dogs, Otto and Gretta.

Cremation has taken place and there will be a memorial for his Seattle friends Saturday, Oct. 20, in Seattle, and a family memorial service at a later date in Laurel.

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