Born March 26, 1949 in Lansing, MI to Robert and Phyllis (Saxman) Rich, died Sunday, March 31, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. Doug retired from General Motors in 2008. He enjoyed boating at Mullett Lake and loved spending time with his grandchildren. Doug will be remembered for his craftsmanship. Doug was preceded in death by his father and a brother-in-law. He is survived by his mother, his loving wife of 45 years Sheryl (VanValkenburg) Rich, 2 daughters; Dana (Robert) Richardson and Wendi (Dave) Hoerneman, 3 grandchildren; Hailey, Ellie, and Madi, and a sister Dolores Bailey. A Memorial Service celebrating Doug’s life will be held Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the Palmer, Bush & Jensen Family Funeral Homes, Holt Chapel 5035 Holt Rd., with Chaplain Steve Ezop officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Contributions can be made to Hospice of Lansing or the Sparrow Regional Cancer Center. Condolences may be made at www.palmerbush.com.