Steven Richardson
Steven Lane Richardson, MD, sadly passed away on October 3, 2021, surrounded by those who deeply love and cherish him. Steve resided in Sudbury, MA with his wife, Felice Pomeranz. He was 65 years old. He fought a hard and tragic battle against a rare condition called HLH. Steve is preceded in death by his father, Donald Richardson, Ed., his mother, Glenda Richardson (Stutts) and his sister, Sue Alley. Steve was a beloved grandfather to his grandchildren, Claire, Graham and Rose O'Donnell. He was deeply loved and cherished by his daughter, Laine, and son-in-law, Lucas O'Donnell. Steve was a proud fan of the KU Jayhawks! His father was a Professor of Education at KU, and Steve graduated from the KU Medical School. Steve was an insatiable reader, lover of all music, an adventurer who loved to explore cultures, continents and various foods. Of great importance to Steve was ongoing learning. He and his wife spent many hours laughing, enjoying music and supporting one another. Steve retired from Progeny Health as Chief Medical Officer just last fall. Steve would encourage everyone to take hold of their dreams; enjoy each day and tell those in your life that you love them dearly.
Published by Lawrence Journal-World on Oct. 12, 2021.
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Felice and family - Steve was a rare one, loved by many. We're very lucky to have had him in our lives. Felice you connected so well with my wife Nancy at our last reunion, our hearts go out to you.
Joel Rife
School
October 15, 2021
I'm sad to see that Steve has passed. Another classmate gone too soon. My sympathy to family and friends.
Nancy J Smith
School
October 14, 2021
Glasgow Friends past & present
October 14, 2021
I'm so sorry! Steve was particularly important as a leader in our class and married to a previous neighbor that I admire. My heart is with you, your family, friends and associates. <3
Sean Williams
October 13, 2021
Felice and family, you have my heartfelt condolences. We lost Steve too soon. He was such a good friend to all of us in high school and many of my happy memories from that time involved shared activities (Best of Broadway!). I'm glad I got to visit with him at Kitty Giffin's virtual service, another wonderful classmate gone too soon. Please take care and know that we are thinking of you. Ruth Anne and Randy Sneegas
Ruth Anne Sneegas
October 12, 2021
Felice, my heart goes out to you! I am so sorry to hear of Steve's illness and passing. I so enjoyed spending time with you both when you were back in Lawrence at reunion time. Hugs!
Jan Huff Soper
Friend
October 12, 2021
I´m so sorry to hear of Steve´s passing. I remember him well from junior high and high school as a friend. He was nice, smart and well liked. I enjoyed keeping in touch with him through Facebook. Sending thoughts and prayers to his family.
Charlene Eberhart Simmons
School
October 12, 2021
Sending prayers to the family. I am so sorry to hear of Steve's passing. I remember him well from high school, he always had everyone laughing.
Carmen (Bamber) Hocking
School
October 12, 2021
A man and high-schooler everyone liked and loved. And not at all surprised at his life-long accomplishments. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and Steve.
Drew Torres
School
October 12, 2021
I was so saddened to learn of Steve's passing. What a wonderful guy he was--he had us all laughing in high school! It was nice to keep in touch over the years on FB, and, to see how proud he was of his family. My thoughts are with all of you.
Nancy Womack Brockschmidt
School
October 12, 2021
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