Message from Kelly Durrett, wife of Richard Durrett

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Kelly Durrett, wife of Richard Durrett, sent along the following message:

“On Tuesday, our peaceful life exploded into a chaos and devastation that will redefine our existence. It will take weeks and months just to begin processing a way forward without Richard. But even as our world turns dark, glimmering around us are the hundreds of small lights Richard planted throughout his life. With every message and article and post the reflection of the light beats back the darkness. We are blinded by the Rangers’ generosity and a community unfathomably larger and more generous than we ever could have imagined. It’s impossible to adequately express our gratitude.”

-- Kelly, Owen, Alice and Baby Durrett

Richard, a beloved sports writer who covered the Texas Rangers for the past 10 years for ESPNDallas.com and The Dallas Morning News, died unexpectedly Tuesday. He was 38.

A memorial service for him has been scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday at Northway Christian Church in Dallas. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a fund for the Durrett family through the Rangers Foundation.

Those wishing to make donations can do so at texasrangers.com/foundation or through via mail at:

Richard Durrett Family Fund

Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation

1000 Ballpark Way, Suite 400

Arlington, TX 76011.

Donations made through the Rangers Foundation in his memory will be directed to the Richard Durrett Family Fund.

Donations can also be made to the Richard Durrett Family Fund, c/o Liberty Bank, 3880 Hulen Street, suite 100, Fort Worth, TX 76107 or at any of their five metroplex locations.

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