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FANNING, Richard W.

FANNING, Richard W.

FANNING - Richard W. Of Buffalo, NY passed away peacefully after a long illness on May 31, 2019 while in Palm Springs, CA. He was 65 years old. He is survived by his loving partner of 15 years, John Muehlbauer. Richard was the devoted son of the late James H. and the late Ellen Jane (McIntosh) Fanning and the brother of Michael (Patricia) Fanning. He is also survived by his cherished sister, Lynne Burton, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. Richard will be sadly missed by his many friends, associates and clients in the Western New York restaurant, theater and fitness communities and especially by his closest friend of 38 years, Richard Dye. Richard also leaves behind his treasured Shih-Tzu Poodle, Schatzi. In keeping with Richard's wishes, his remains were cremated and will be interred in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, NY. Friends may call Tuesday June 25, 2019 from 4-7 PM at the (Delaware Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1132 Delaware Ave. where Funeral Services will immediately follow at 7:00 PM. Family and friends invited.Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, memorials may be made in Richard's memory to the Buffalo City Mission, 110 E. Tupper St. Buffalo, NY 14203. Please share your condolences at

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