Ricardo M. Lucero, 82
Posted: Tuesday, Feb 5th, 2013
Ricardo M. Lucero, 82, passed away on Jan. 20, 2013. He was born in Globe, Ariz. on Oct. 3, 1930 to Benito and Soledad M. Lucero.
Ricardo graduated from Arizona State University with honors on June 5, 1962 with a degree in Political Science. He enjoyed a career of and writing, having written several books. He served nine years in the U.S. Intelligence Service. He is survived by his siblings, Dave, Benny, Carmen Barela and Genevive White; three children, Laura, Dave, Ricardo “Ric,” Jr. and step-daughter, Cathy Lindauer; seven grandchildren; and the mother of his children, Sue Spencer. Preceding in passage were his parents; his beloved wife, Cleo Robertson Lucero; and his daughter, Andrea Lucero Miller, who was killed in an auto accident in Pinetop on Jan. 11, 2013.
A memorial service is scheduled at Whitney and Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road on Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking to send donations to the Andrea Miller Family Fund set up by Pinetop Country Club to help support her children. Send donations to Mary Harmon, Administrator, 7451 Buck Spring Road, Pinetop, AZ 85935.