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Milestones: Richard R. Bird, Former Rutgers Graduate Registrar, is Mourned by his Highland Park Friends and Family

Richard R. Bird, retired Rutgers University graduate registrar, passed away peacefully on June 17th, 2019. Richard was born in New York City-Governors Island, where his father was stationed during WWII. His father James Bird and his mother Mary Ames predeceased him. In high school, Richard was active in sports and was a first-rate ¼ miler for the Highland Park High School Track & Field team. After serving in the Army he attended Rutgers College, class of 1963, where he played La Crosse, and graduated with a degree in Geography. READ MORE

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