Rick Matulich
(1960 - 2009)

Rick Matulich

April 7, 1960

December 1, 2009

Rick Matulich a dear friend, son, cousin, and brother left us all too abruptly this week. Our prayers and thoughts are with his friends and family during this difficult time. Rick’s light and spirit will continue to shine down on us all.

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Hi Rick,Hope this message will get you.
We will remember the cheers and laugh you bought us. May peace be always with you!
Gregory Cheng (friend)
January 13th, 2011
Rick was one of my baseball buddies. He shared my season tickets and we had many conversations about the ups and downs of the Padres. He was always upbeat, always with a smile and a laugh. I'll miss him. May God grant him peace.
Rick Schackel (Friend)
January 26th, 2010
Rick Matulich was our friend.

I am reminded every day how blessed I am to have such a wonderful group of friends here in San Diego. My friends are my family here. Rick was my friend. Rick was family.

He was one of my only friends old enough to be able to share what it was like to have seen Journey perform live when Steve Perry was still with the band. Rick and I shared a very special bond. A bond that will never be broken.

I define friendship by respect, loyalty and honesty. Rick was always respectful of me and the people around him. He was one of the most loyal friends I have ever known. He was always honest when it came to our friendship and our friends. I could not have asked for anything more from him and I can only hope that I gave him back the respect and loyalty he deserved from me.

I can best explain what he meant to me and how I will cherish him forever by sharing a simple experience. Two years ago I was hospitalized for 12 days after my appendix ruptured. Rick visited me EVERY SINGLE day in the hospital. I will never forget that and I have thanked him many times. I promise to keep the memory of my friend Rick in my heart and visit him every day. Rick was my friend. Rick was OUR friend.
Peter Schulz (Friend)
December 14th, 2009
Rick, may you rest in peace and find happiness in heaven. You were such an amazing individual with a big heart. I will always remember the wonderful memories of you and know you will be with all of us in spirit forever. I am very sad that we lost someone so great. Just promise me everytime I blow a kiss up to heaven you and my mom fight over who gets first dibs. I will miss you...
laora fishman (friend)
December 13th, 2009
Rick was a dear friend I love and trusted. He was always willing to give himself before others and he had a kind and loving heart. I could always count on him to help me, meet me for a drink or dinner, and brighten up my day. He left this world too early and for that I am truly sad. I will always remember you and I will miss you tremendously. Peace be with you my friend.
Jeremy Riley (friend)
December 12th, 2009
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"Rick was my brother and best friend. My childhood memories of him were that Rick was always trying to take something apart to see how it worked, fix it, or make it better, and he was good at it. Rick liked helping people, I don’t think he ever me"
Jamie Matulich
December 8th, 2009
"Thirty-years of good times Memories of my Friend and Brother, “Lights on” Towing all night long Driving through blizzards Eating Ribs at Angelo’s Over-the-side and off-road recoveries Breakfast at Cal Neva Best Man All night wedding pa"
Mike Schwartz
December 6th, 2009
"Rick, you were the kindest, sweetest, most amazing man. You were someone that I laughed so hard with, shared some of my most favorite memories with, and were not only family but my friend. I will forever miss you and love you so much."
Beckie Hoddy
December 4th, 2009
"Dear Rick, How can I think of the opening of FleetWood without thinking of you? Seeing your smiling face on a regular basis has been a part of my life for 2 years...I will miss it. I cherish the last conversation I had w/you & hope you are in a be"
Jenn Phillips
December 4th, 2009


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