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Rick Linus Memorial Fund

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Rick Linus was so much: a wonderful husband to Mel, best friend to so many, a son and a brother.  Most importantly to him, Rick was an amazing father to his beautiful son, Victor. 

Victor was Rick's world and the world got a lot dimmer when we lost Rick. We know it takes a village to raise a child and just how Rick was always there for everybody, we have to be there to help his amazing wife, Melissa, in raising Victor. Rick did so much for so many and now it's our turn to thank him for it.

Victor is the embodiment of Rick's spirit and it's up to all of those that loved Rick so much to show Victor what his father meant to us.

They need and deserve the support of the community that Rick helped strengthen and make so great. 

All funds will go directly to the family. The goal is to raise at least $15,000. 

We know how quickly these campaigns can grow if supported and if shared with the masses.  Yes, we need your help to contribute what you are able, and to help share so we can reach this goal.

I was Rick's brother, Mel & Victor are Rick's wife and child; they will be added as the sole beneficiaries of this campaign. The funds will be spent towards Victor's education fund.

This is our chance to say, "fuck yeah, Rick Linus!" and help our best friend out.



  • Alexander Porras
    • $100 
    • 3 yrs
  • Jackie Baum
    • $100 
    • 3 yrs
  • Jeff Matheu
    • $200 
    • 4 yrs
  • Dee McCord
    • $50 
    • 4 yrs
  • Crystal Gayle Fiermuga
    • $100 
    • 4 yrs

Organizer and beneficiary

Jesse Valenciana
Chicago, IL
Melissa Linus

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