Richard “Ricky” Franco Nadal, 20, of Newport Beach passed away on September 7, 2014 while away at college in Phoenix, Arizona.
Ricky was a sophomore at Arizona State University and graduate of Corona Del Mar High School. An Eagle Scout, he enjoyed off-roading in his Jeep, camping, building and launching rockets, cooking, and spending time with his friends and family. His big heart and infectious laugh will be missed by all who knew him.
Ricky is survived by his parents, Marie and Lonnie Nadal; siblings, Bill, Melissa, and Elizabeth; grandparents, Lucia Emrich, Joanne and Clint Matrisciano, and Filipo Nadal; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A Celebration of Life Mass will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church, 2046 Mar Vista Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ricky’s memory can be made to the Boy Scouts of America.