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Richard Chen

May 18, 1951 — April 14, 2023

Richard Chen

May 18, 1951 – April 14, 2023

We honor and celebrate the Inspiring Life of RICHARD CHEN. Richard passed away unexpectedly in his sleep
at home in Las Vegas, NV. He will be cherished and remembered through the legacy of his family and friends.


His humor and sense of adventure brought tremendous joy to many he touched. He dedicated his life to helping others in need. He will be missed. 

He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in 1971 and went on to study MBA at New York University while working at Citibank in New York City.  He lived in New York, North Carolina, and Massachusetts before retiring to Las Vegas in 2016. 
He is survived by his wife of 48 years Janice, daughter Melissa and her fiancée Tyler.

For donations, checks should be written to RPI with the memo line indicating the “Janice and Richard Chen, ’71 Scholarship Fund”. Online donations can be made at Please Choose Transformative – Other, and specify by type in “Janice and Richard Chen ’71 Scholarship Fund”

A family and friends viewing will take place Saturday April 22, 2023 at 11:00 AM inside the Celebration Lounge at Inspired Life Memorials at Summerlin, located at 311 N. Buffalo Dr. Suite B, Las Vegas, NV 89145.

Additionally, please feel free to sign the guest book below to leave a loving message or positive memory of Richard with the family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Richard Chen, please visit our flower store.


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