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Gregory Alan Ricard

Gregory Alan Ricard, 63, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2024. He was a Grosse Pointe Park resident. He was born Jan. 7, 1961, in Detroit, to Marilyn and Roland Ricard.

Growing up in Grosse Pointe Park, Gregory attended Grosse Pointe South High School and graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University in 1985. He worked as a sales representative in Memphis, Tenn., for the Conwood Co.

Gregory had many different interests and hobbies, but was known for being a collector of many interesting things. He enjoyed watching sports and spending time with his family and friends.

In addition to his mother, Gregory is survived by his brother, David. He was predeceased by his father.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grosse Pointe Animal Adoption Society,

A celebration of life is being planned for Saturday, May 25. See more details or share a memory at