Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

March 7, 2013

G. Bradley Richards, 70

Rye Beach, NH — G. Bradley Richards, 70, of Rye Beach, died unexpectedly February 25, 2013 at his home.

He was born in Methuen, Mass., December 31, 1942 the son of the late George F. and Elizabeth (Martini) Richards.

Raised in Andover, Mass., he graduated from Andover High School with the Class of 1960 and later from Northeastern University.

Mr. Richards worked in commercial and residential real estate consulting throughout New England and recently worked at Brooks Properties on special projects.

He served the State of New Hampshire as Chairman of the Waste Management Council for 20 years. He also served the Rye Beach Precinct as Chairman and was a communicant of St. Theresa Church.

He was the husband of Elaine F. (Neal) Richards.

In addition to his wife, family members include four children, Bradley Richards of Stratham, Elizabeth Maglione of Redondo Beach, Calif., Alicia Shulman of Boston, Mass., Catherine Richards of Los Angeles, Calif., two grandchildren, Griffin Richards and George Bradley Richards, III, his sister, Barbara Farragher of North Andover, Mass., nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: A mass of Christian burial was celebrated March 2, 2013 at St. Theresa Church, Rye Beach. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Lahey Clinic Philanthropy Office, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, Mass. 01805. With any gifts, please note in memory of G. Bradley Richards. Donations will go to the Kidney Transplant Center at Lahey Clinic. Assistance with the arrangements was by the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, Hampton. To sign an on line guest book visit