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Richard D. Becker  1955

Cullum No. 20412-1955 | 8/22/1965 | Died in Port Washington, NY
Interred in Nassau Knolls Memorial Park, Port Washington, NY

 


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President Eisenhower, addressing the members of the Class of 1955 at their graduation, spoke earnestly of &ldquo;...our personal responsibility to use every one of our individual and collective talents for the better discharge of our lifetime missions.&rdquo; One who heard, understood, and faithfully practiced this responsibility in his own life was <em>Richard Douglas Becker</em>.</p>
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Dick was a doer, not a watcher, a fact that was immediately apparent to all who came to know him. He graduated from Miami Beach High School in 1950. To look through his yearbook is to learn a lot about Dick, for it is filled with inscriptions from classmates thanking him for the help he gave them and remarking how much his friendship had meant to them. Dick always gave a great deal of himself and gained in stature as he enriched the lives of others. Even as a student in high school his sense of obligation extended beyond personal friendships to public responsibilities. As a youth he was already serving&mdash;as class vice president, as a member of the student council and of a service organization, and as convention delegate for the Florida Junior Academy of Science. One of his teachers, in recommending him for West Point, remembered him as a &ldquo;superior team-worker-public spirited.&rdquo; He also played football and was on the track team there, enjoying a love of sports that never waned.</p>
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Following a year at Sullivan&rsquo;s Preparatory School in Washington, Dick achieved his most cherished goal when he entered West Point.&nbsp;His activities as a cadet were the same as those we always considered typical of him: his easy friendliness and confident manner made him an ideal hop manager; his love of competition and pride in physical fitness led to membership in the handball and weightlifting clubs; and his positive and optimistic leadership resulted in his appointment as corporal as a Second Classman and lieutenant in his first-class year. His interest in and concern for other people cut across Classes, and Dick graduated from West Point with a multitude of warm friendships.</p>
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Dick&rsquo;s Army service was with the Artillery. Following the officers&rsquo; basic course at Fort Sill and after completion of airborne training, he was assigned to Fort Knox, Kentucky, for duty with the 276th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, an element of School Troops of The Armor School. After a short time he was given command of Battery C of that same battalion and held that post until his departure from the Service. This battery was engaged primarily in demonstration firing. It was a formidable task for Dick, but under his guidance the battery did an outstanding job. It placed first in the battalion on the Army Training Tests for two successive years and won the St. Barbara award as well as several other honors. Dick&rsquo;s leadership was firm, fair, and decisive. He had boundless energy and curiosity and had to see for himself what was going on. He confronted every problem squarely, always preferring the most straightforward solution.</p>
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While performing this duty in such a professional manner, Dick also found time to attend evening courses at the nearby University of Louisville where he earned a certificate in production management with emphasis on operations research. It was while he was assigned at Fort Knox, too, that he married the former Virginia Mezey. It was an ideal marriage. Ginny quickly found her way into the hearts of all of Dick&#39;s friends, and the warmth and closeness of their family brought pleasure to all who knew them.</p>
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After three years Dick decided to enter the business world which he approached with the same thoroughness and enthusiasm that had marked his military service. He began as a computer programmer but quickly advanced to senior systems analyst. As always he lived an active life adding sailing and tennis to his outdoor activities, and more reading and study to an already busy program. He took great pleasure in his family and his home. His two sons, Doug and Tim, and his baby daughter, Susan, all brought him special delight.</p>
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Shortly after transferring to a responsible and far-ranging management position with a new firm, Dick was stricken by the cancer that was to take his life. Very few people knew of his illness or its seriousness. Only weeks before his death Dick and Ginny attended the 10th Reunion of his Class at West Point. It was a happy but nostalgic occasion. Dick participated fully in the entire program from picnic to concert to parade. He gave no hint that he knew it was probably his last visit to West Point. All those who knew him, especially in those last days, came away from the experience moved and somehow strengthened. His doctor, in a letter intended for Dick&rsquo;s children to read in later years, wrote: &quot;Dick never let anybody feel sorry for him...When he died, a great many people felt very sad and sorry that they had been unable to help him more...I can feel proud of having known him, and I like to think we can share this good memory.&rdquo;</p>
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At his work, Dick pushed on with tremendous drive until the very end; the effort of will it must have cost him can only be guessed at. His last afternoon at work he spent carefully briefing a colleague on a major project and how to get it approved. His employer said of him, &quot;his pursuit of excellence continued to the very end.&rdquo;</p>
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At Dick&rsquo;s funeral four fellow graduates served as pallbearers. In addition to &ldquo;The Corps&rdquo; and &quot;Alma Mater,&rdquo; the music included one of Dick&rsquo;s favorite hymns, &ldquo;I Would Be True.&rdquo; It was a perfect selection, for in everything he did Dick was true to his beliefs and to his responsibilities.</p>
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It is hard to describe the sense of loss that his family and friends feel in Dick&rsquo;s passing. His potential was limitless, and it seems a tragic waste that he is gone so soon. But for those who were blessed with knowing him, the impress of his personality and character will never fade. Dick affirmed the meaning and value of life in his every act. There is no higher praise.</p>
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<em>&mdash;L.S.S. III</em></p>
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