Horseshoe Bay, Texas
1930 — 2019
Frederick F. "Rick" Avery peacefully passed away on Sunday, September 8th in his Horseshoe Bay home after a long, brave struggle with dementia. He was born October 8, 1930 in Peoria, Illinois where his family owned furniture stores for several generations. Summers were spent at his mother's rambling summer cottage in Wisconsin with its side badminton court (he became badminton doubles champion at the University of Wisconsin), many boats and screened sleeping porches. Summers were also spent at Cheley Camp for Boys in Estes Park, Colorado, where bunks were in Conestoga wagons and he learned to climb the great fourteeners in the Colorado Rockies. Rick was forever impacted by Long's Peak and...