Sam and Jeanette Ridgway Memorial Service

Friday, September 09, 2022, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: FUMC San Diego, 2111 Camino del Rio South, San Diego, CA US

Room: Sanctuary and live-streamed

The service will take place in the Sanctuary at First United Methodist Church in Mission Valley on Friday, September 9 at 3 PM (PST) and for those who cannot attend in person, the service will also be live-streamed here.
The memorial bulletin for the service can be downloaded and printed here

Sam Houston Ridgway, DVM, Ph.D. Born in Bigfoot, Texas, on June 26, 1936 Died in San Diego, California, on July 10, 2022 & Jeanette Fuller Ridgway, Ph.D. Born in Richards, Texas, on February 21, 1939 Died in San Diego, California, on March 22, 2020.

Whether you are here in the Sanctuary this afternoon or participating virtually, the Ridgway family deeply appreciates your presence. They look forward to greeting you at a reception, located in Linder Lounge and Hall, off the Patio to the east of the Sanctuary.

In lieu of flowers the family welcomes donations to The National Marine Mammal Foundation’s Ridgway Fund. The fund will help continue Sam’s life work in pioneering marine mammal medicine, science and conservation.

and to The Jeanette Fuller Ridgway Scientific Writing Fund. To honor Jeanette’s love of literature, Sam created this fund to support researchers, animal care experts and educators in the completion of writings that share the NMMF’s work with the scientific community and general public.


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