It is with deepest regret that we announce the passing of Maintenance National Business Agent Rick Logan. It is unfortunate to lose anyone at this time of the year, and we wish everyone would keep Rick and his family in their thoughts.
Long Island NY Area Local, APWU Executive Board
Richard Henry Logan, 59, of Middletown, died Thursday, December 5, 2013 surrounded by his loving family at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI. Born in Newport, RI on Jan. 8, 1954, he was the son of the late Henry C. Logan and Marcia (Troy) Logan.
Richard was very passionate in his work for the American Postal Workers Union. Through his long and highly-respected career within the Union, he held many prestigious Union offices within the Providence Area Local Post Office, ultimately being elected as President. After several years of fighting tirelessly for his union brothers’ and sisters’ rights, he was elected as the New England Regional Business Agent in the APWU, where he served dedicatedly since 2007.
In his youth, he was an avid swimmer and earned many honors for his accomplishments. Richard’s proudest accomplishment was his role as a loving and devoted son, husband, father, and grandfather. Family, whether blood related or not, was his top priority, and he cherished the times be shared with every member of his immediate and extended family.
He is survived by his adoring wife Christina A. Logan of Middletown, RI; his loving mother Marcia Logan of Middletown, RI; his devoted daughters, Deirdre Logan and her husband Ethan Rider of Webster, MA; Jennifer Logan-Allen and her husband Erik Allen, of Minneapolis, MN; Christina M. Logan and Brian Santos, of Grafton, MA; and his caring sons Richard W. Logan and his wife Jill Logan of Key West, FL; Keir Logan of Middletown, RI; and Greg Bell. He is also survived by his sisters, Robin Dings of Middletown, Rhoda Ackermann of Middletown, and Kathleen Woodruff of Berkley, MA, his granddaughter Layla Allen of Minneapolis, MN; and his grand dogs and grand cats Herman, Watson, Maggie, Tres, Hiss, Garruk, Boo, Tango, and Rasta.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday December 10, 2013 from 4:00-7:00pm in the Memorial Funeral Home 375 Broadway Newport, RI. A service of Remembrance will be held immediately following calling hours at 7:00 pm. Burial will be private.