Richard Free Jr

Profile Updated: April 28, 2020
Class Year: 1969
Residing In: Lake Barrington, IL USA
Spouse/Partner: Frances
Occupation: Retired High School Science Teacher - June 2014
Children: Lisa Marie (Evans), born 8/1/78
Richard L. Free, IV, born 4/1/81
Yes! Attending Reunion
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Married May 30, 1970 and celebrating 48 years.

Owned a Dental Prosthetic Laboratory for twelve years.

Changed careers, entered the teaching profession teaching science at the secondary level for the last twenty years at Grant Community High School Fox Lake, Illinois.

MA Degree - Educational Administration from Northeastern Illinois University

Union President for the Grant High School Council of Teachers for fifteen years.

Director of the school's summer school program.

Coached football and baseball.

Moderator of the school's National Honor Society for seventeen years.

Played drums professionally, on the weekends, for over twenty-five years in the Chicagoland area.

Enjoy sports, music, and horseback riding.

Have four grandchildren. Jake Tyler Evans is 13 and Parker James Evans is 10 and Alessandra Ava Free is 2.5, and our newest addition is Richard L Free, V who is 7 months old.

School Story:

The camaraderie with so many people during my four years at SMPC.

The Hillcrest and the American Legion Lounge.

Late night runs into town for food.

All night poker games.

Being a member, playing drums, with Larry Grant and His Fabulous Flames in my senior year.

Putting a horse in Don Buckley's bedroom.

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Posted on: May 07, 2020 at 10:15 PM

Happy Birthday Donal. Hope your day was GREAT.

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Happy Birthday Blessings, Rich. Hope you had a fantastic day!

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Feb 01, 2019 at 1:56 PM

Hi Gus,

I wanted to wish you a Happy Birthday that is coming up on 2/7/19. Fran and I will be out of town then so I wanted to send this wish to you before I leave. I would really like to hear from you if you would care to write. Take good care, Rich.

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Posted on: Aug 25, 2018 at 8:36 PM

Happy Birthday Jim. Have a wonderful day and my best to your family.
Take good care,
Rich

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Posted on: Oct 29, 2017 at 5:39 PM

Happy Birthday Frank. Have a great day. Rich Free

Oct 14, 2017 at 11:09 AM

Tex,

I have been looking over the SMPC website today and came across your profile. I forgot you are, or were, living in Naperville. Are you still living there? I'd love to hear from you and catch up on all that has gone on in your life since our days in college. Send me an email.

Take care,
Rich

Oct 13, 2017 at 4:15 PM

Happy Birthday Larry. Hope you have a Great Day.

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Happy Birthday Paul. Enjoy your day with family and friends.
Take good care,
Rich