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Richard Haber

March 17, 1951 — February 20, 2018

Richard G. Haber, age 66, formerly of Crawfordsville, Iowa died Tuesday February 20, 2018 in Moline, IL. Cremation has been accorded and there are no services. Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo, IL is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at

Richard was born March 17, 1951 in Oskaloosa, Iowa to George and Esther VanKlootwyk Haber. He graduated from Waterloo High School and never married.

Richard never considered himself homeless, he loved the freedom to roam and the open road. When asked where he lived he would reply "Somewhere, USA." He briefly worked at the Scott County YMCA and especially enjoyed poetry, music and nature.

He is survived by two brothers: David of Seattle, WA; Larry of Haines City, FL; and special friends: Forrest and Suzy Stephens of Aledo. A Go Fund Me account has been established in his name at

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