Richard J. ‘Rick’ Griebel

Richard J. “Rick” Griebel, 60, Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Altoona, passed away July 16, 2014, after a courageous battle with esophageal cancer.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Jack and Alice Jane Griebel.

Surviving are his wife of 38 years, Christine; three sons: Michael (Tiffany), Matthew (Jeanette) and Mark; five grandchildren; and a sister, Jane.

Rick worked at Ventana Medical Systems in Tucson. He loved to ride his motorcycles and watch Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers football.

Rick was a man of great character and will be deeply missed.