Dr. Richard L. Brownrigg


Dr. Richard L. Brownrigg passed away on April 14, 2022 after a short illness. Dr. Brownrigg was born on November 15, 1935 in Kansas City, KS to John and Emma (Jacobson) Brownrigg. He grew up in Kansas City, KS, where he was a member of the Wyandotte County High School swim team.  He completed college and medical school at the University of Kansas, paying his way by working at the rail yards in Kansas City. Dr. Brownrigg practiced urology in Dodge City, KS, Alamosa, CO, and Pueblo CO for over 50 years, often admitting that what he enjoyed most in life was practicing medicine. He also enjoyed skiing, hiking, and camping in the mountains as well as traveling both in the US and abroad.  

Dr. Brownrigg is survived by his wife of 37 years, Vicki(Schinstock),his children Richard L. Brownrigg, Jr. (Amber), Rhonda Bateman,Stephen Brownrigg (Joette); his step-children Jami (Gordon) Lewis,Kimberley (Beau) Temple; 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; his brother, William Brownrigg, and sister, Mary Jane (Brownrigg)Rohner.   

He is preceded in death by his parents, his sister Margaret (Dixon), and brother Robert Brownrigg.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Friday April 22, 2002 at Rogers Family Mortuary in Monte Vista, CO.  Interment will follow services in the Creede Cemetery in Creede, CO.  A visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Thursday evening at the Rogers Family Mortuary in Monte Vista.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Kansas University School of Medicine, the Creede Repertory Theater in Creede, CO, or the St. Mary-Corwin Hospital Foundation in Pueblo, Colorado.  To express condolences, please visit www.rogersfunerals.com

Rogers Family Mortuary in Monte Vista is in care of the arrangements.

 

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