Richard R. Hansen, known as "Chino" to many of his friends and clients, passed away unexpectedly on June 12 surrounded by family and friends. Rick was born to Lourdes Beltran Hansen and Harold Hansen in San Mateo,CA on October 6, 1952. He was the third of five children and the last to be born prior to his mother's US Citizenship.\n\nRick moved to Arizona in 1956 and to Douglas in 1957. In Douglas, Rick graduated from Loreto Catholic Elementary School and in 1970, from Douglas High School where he was a photographer for the Copper Kettle yearbook featuring most of his photos in the 1969 and 1970 editions.\n\nHe was also a local sportswriter for the Douglas Dispatch where his creative use of hyperbole and simile in his prose garnered many fans for his articles. After High School, he served as editor of the Cochise College Heliograph in 1974-1975. \n\nHe moved to Tucson in 1976 and soon after started his Arizona Sunscapes landscaping business and eventually a nursery that he ran until his "semi" retirement in 2016.\n\nRick is survived by his longtime companion Becky, and his children April, Zach, and Ricky. Also surviving are his siblings Robert (Rose), Christine (Nick) Rowton in the UK, and Dennis (Tracey) and three grandchildren as well as many cousins, nephews, and nieces. He is preceded in death by his parents and younger brother Eric. \n\nA Remembrance will be held at his property in Picture Rocks, 11185 W Massing ale Rd at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 8. (East of Sandario, North of Picture Rocks Road). Take Anthony east and look for signs) Please bring a pot luck dish and any "Chino" stories to share afterwards.\n\nA secular service will be held on Sunday, July 9 at 4:00 p.m. at Calvary Christian Fellowship, 3850 N Commerce Dr (Just East of I-10 and South of Prince Rd). A catered reception will follow in the fellowship hall.