Richard Peter Kirsch, age 64, passed away on December 12, 2008 at the Citrus Memorial
Hospital in Inverness, FL. Mr. Kirsch was a Regional Sales Manager for SAS Institute in Fairfax,
VA until he moved from Fairfax, VA to Hernando, FL in July 2008. Mr. Kirsch served in the U.S.
Air Force during the Vietnam era. He enjoyed hiking, was an avid reader, as well as a handyman.
He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Mary G. Kirsch, of Hernando, FL; his mother, Anna
M. Kirsch, of Ocala, FL; a daughter, Elizabeth A. Kirsch and fiancé, Michael Murray, of Fairfax,
VA; two brothers, Robert T. Kirsch of Ocala, FL; and William R. Kirsch of Dunnellon, FL; a
sister, Marcella Glasgow, of Largo, FL; two nieces, Lois Brusven, of Riverview, FL and Deana M.
Kirsch of Dunnellon, FL; two nephews, Eric Glasgow, of St. Augustine, FL; and Brian Kirsch of
Paine, RI; many nieces and nephews in Ohio and Texas and several cousins. A Memorial Service will
be held on Saturday, December 20, 2008 at 11:00 AM at St. Scholastica Roman Catholic Church, 4301
W. Homosassa Trail, Lecanto, FL with Rev. Michael R. Smith officiating. Memorial contributions
may be made to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society, 7077 Bonneval Rd., Suite 610, Jacksonville, FL