Richard McDonald, a beloved member of the Sacaton community, passed away on November 28, 2023, at the age of 64. Born on October 7, 1959, in Sacaton to his loving mother Geraldine McDonald, Richard leaves behind a legacy of kindness and warmth that will be cherished by all who knew him.
Richard had a remarkable ability to forge meaningful connections with others. His friendly and approachable nature made it effortless for him to make friends wherever he went. Those fortunate enough to have crossed paths with Richard can attest to the genuine care and empathy he showered upon everyone he met.
Not only did Richard possess an endearing personality, but he also had the gift of bringing joy into the lives of others through his infectious laughter. His laughter was truly contagious and had the power to light up any room. Richard's lighthearted spirit served as a reminder to embrace life's joyful moments. He was a skilled cook, and enjoyed preparing delicious meals for his family and friends.
He is survived by his siblings, Virgil Jr., Delores, Lana Ray, Janie, Arnold, Daniel and Elsie Molina. He is preceded in death by his mother, Geraldine, and a brother, Bonaventure Molina.