Richard Roy Carlson
June 01 1941 - December 22 2015 - Age 74

Richard Roy Carlson, 74, resident of Pacifica, CA, died on December 22, 2015 in Palo Alto, CA of Cardiac Arrest.

Richard was born on June 1, 1941 in San Francisco, CA to Roy Martin Rafael and Frances Marie (Anderson) Carlson.

He graduated from Burlingame High School in 1959 and attended College of San Mateo.

He first started working in the glass industry for DC Glass and then decided to strike out on his own. His 1st glass company "Carlson Glass" was started out of his garage. He then took on a partner with Carlson-Wiseth Glass then eventually downsized to Ocean View Glass.

Richard had a love for good food and drink he was an amazing cook. An avid reader, who loved to write, he enjoyed all aspect of the outdoors, coached his son's Erik and Steven's soccer teams and had also loved to race and ride motorcycles for many years.

He met his wife of 32 years Rosalie Carlson in May of 1980 in San Francisco and was married on June 25, 1983.

Surviving him are his brother Paul Carlson and 6 children Rhonda Lee Wallace, Michael Roy Carlson, Angela Corazon Chan, Maria Frances Carlson, Erik Martin Carlson and Steven Patrick Carlson. Richard also has 7 grandchildren, Alexis San Miguel, Jerrod Wallace, Travis Wallace, Adrian San Miguel, Carter Carlson, Garett Carlson and Kianna Carlson-Fung.

The visitation will be held at Duggan's Serra Mortuary, 500 Westlake Avenue, Daly City, CA on Sunday January 3, 2016 from 4:00 – 9:00 pm with prayer vigil starting at 6:30 pm.

The funeral services will be held at Duggan's Serra Mortuary on Monday January 4, 2016 at 11:00 AM. Internment to follow at Cypress Lawn Cemetery, Hillside Blvd, Colma, CA

Pacifica, CA (current)
San Francisco, CA (birthplace)

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