Richard "Rick" G. Westcott

April 16, 1949 – December 30, 2020
Place of Birth: 
Auburn, New York
Place of Death: 
Batavia, New York
Newark, New York

Service Event Information

Memorial Service
To be announced

Richard G. Westcott

NewarkRichard G. Westcott, 71, died on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia, NY.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Memorials in his name may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, PO Box 98018, Washington DC 20090-8018.

Mr. Westcott was born in Auburn, NY on April 16, 1949 the son of the late George and Jeanne Burdick Westcott. He was a graduate of Lyons High School, Class of 1969. On October 31, 1970, he married Brenda Harder. Rick was a past Exalted Ruler of the Lyons Elks Lodge, an Assistant Coach for the Palmyra Vince Lombardi League and Troop Leader for Boy Scout Troop #122. An avid boater on Seneca Lake he enjoyed spending time with his Far Side Boating family. He enjoyed traveling with friends but his greatest pleasure in life was spending time with his son shouting encouraging words while cheering on the Buffalo Bills.

Rick is survived by his wife of 50 years Brenda of Arcadia; a son Matthew (Traci) Westcott of Newark; two granddaughters Mackenzie and Brooke Westcott of Newark; a brother Clyde Westcott of Lyons; step-father Charles Gibson of Lyons; mother-in-law Phyllis Harder of Newark; brother-in-law David Harder of Newark. He was predeceased by his father George Westcott; mother Jeanne Gibson.





I am so sorry to hear of Rick's passing.  Please let me know if there is anything you need.  You and Matt and your whole family will be in  my thoughts.

for a, we are so sorry your family's loss.  He was the greatest guy and we loved him.  Praying for you and Matt!!

Hi Brenda,


he will be so missed, always had a good sense of humor when I was around him. I will never forget when we all did the cruising thing, what a blast. So sorry for your loss, if you ever need a hand let me know I only live around the corner. 

Janine and Bill

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