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|Rick M. Clendaniel|
|By Joan DuBois|
|July 22, 2009|
Rick M. Clendaniel (1967-2009)
Rick M. Clendaniel - Vineland, New Jersey passed July 15, 2009 at age 42
Rick M. Clendaniel, a chess player from Vineland, New Jersey died July 15, 2009. He was 42. He was born in April 1967, the son of Donald Clendaniel Sr. and Catherine (Butler) Clendaniel. He earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and later a master's degree in education from Drexel University in Philadelphia. At the time of his death, he was pursuing a doctorate in education at Rowan University in Glasboro, N.J. Mr. Clendaniel was the math supervisor for the Clearview Regional School District in Mullica Hill, N.J. In addition to chess, he was an avid tennis player and a voracious reader. Besides his parents, living in Milville, N.J., he is survived by his wife of eight years, Jennifer Schneider Clendaniel of Vineland; four brothers, two sisters, nine nephews, two nieces, uncles, aunts, and many cousins.
Obituary provided by George Mirijanian, Publications Coordinator, Massachusetts Chess Association.
Rick M. Clendaniel - May you rest in peace.