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Fred Rice
July 13, 2020
Rick’s father Scott was one of the deacons at the First Baptist Church of Melvindale, later to become Inter-City Baptist Church, when my father, Dr. William R. Rice, was called as pastor in 1949. I was four years old at this time and Rick was five. He and I became frie... Continue Reading
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Deb Millner
July 6, 2020
Pat had made a huge impact on my life in my early teens. She was my first spiritual cheerleader who impressed upon me Philippians 1:6 that gave me assurance and hope of my faith in Christ. Praising God that both Rick & Pat’s faith are now sight. Love and prayers to Sc... Continue Reading
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Georgia (Hopper) Toigo
July 6, 2020
The year Pat (Miss Forsyth) had me as an elementary student was the same year she and Mr Johnson got married. They saved a pew just for her students to have a front row view of their wedding ceremony. No parents allowed. She made sure we felt so special on her special d... Continue Reading
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Nicole Sand
July 5, 2020
It was a clear start to the summer when Pat asked us over to the pool. She had toed for every age & stage for my girls. 2 of my girls learned to drive at their house. The only cost (which was a pleasure) was to be willing to listen to the goings on of her kids and gran... Continue Reading
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Marilou Long
July 5, 2020
Rick and Pat were two very special people. I knew them during my early years of teaching at Inter-City Baptist School. When my Mom died suddenly from cancer, I was out for about 2 weeks and both Pat and her sister, Betty, were my substitutes. They would phone me and m... Continue Reading
Sam Tsou
July 4, 2020
Thank you for taking care of my sister like a daughter. Thank you for hosting Jenny and me for a wonderful dinner and sharing your beautiful home on that sunny Michigan afternoon. We will never forget it. It was the most beautiful day we had in America. Richard Page John... Continue Reading
John Voran
July 4, 2020
So sorry to hear of the passing of two amazing Christian leaders. Ms. Forsyth was my fourth grade teacher her first year of teaching. I still remember their wedding day and the love they had for each other.
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Jill Wild
July 4, 2020
As Jr High Sunday School teachers, Pat & Rick had a huge impact on our lives. Pat was someone I wanted to emulate with her sweet smile and caring & positive spirit. Rick’s rich, warm voice was always a blessing before a sermon. We will miss them tremendously when we c... Continue Reading
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JoyBeth
July 3, 2020
Pat was so gracious to me as a first year teacher when I took over for Mrs Karamon in January 1999 at Inter-City Baptist School. She was already a seasoned, excellent teacher, yet she took the time to care for the newbie on the block. I enjoyed seeing her when I visited... Continue Reading