Born: December 13, 1938
Died: March 18, 2007 (age 68)
Cause of Death: Leukemia
Resting Place: Chapel of the Chimes
Death, funeral and cremation/burialEdit
On March 14, 2007, Rico started having blood problems, was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and was diagnosed with leukemia. He died four days later on March 18 at the age of 68.
On March 21, 2007, his funeral was held at the funeral home at the Chapel of the Chimes in Hayward, California.
Rico was cremated and his ashes were buried in the Brookside Cremation Garden at the Chapel of the Chimes in Hayward, California.
Rico's statue is black and reads:
Dec. 13, 1938
Mar. 18, 2007