Burial: Henlopen Memorial Park, Milton, Delaware
Fire Company: Felton
As an EMT for the Felton Community Fire Company, 17 year old Richard Schuyler was responding to the report of accident near town when his vehicle left Sussex Rd 284 (Little Masten's Corner Rd) on a curve and overturned. He was working digging potatoes with his father and had just left with a truckload. He was given emergency care at Kent General Hospital before being transferred to the Wilmington Hospital by State Police helicopter where he died from head injuries. Schuyler was a Junior at Lake Forest High School. At the time of his death, he was survived by his by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schuyler, his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Schuyler of Felton; and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Calhoun of Milford. Interment was in Henlopen Memorial Park.
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