Richard B. Becht, 69, of Tobyhanna, Pa., formerly of Ridgefield, died Saturday evening, July 9, at the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, Pa.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Jan. 23, 1947, he was a son of the late John and Rose (Taylor) Becht. He graduated from Sachem High School, Sachem, N.Y., and served in the United States Army. Following his honorable discharge, Richard attended Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, New York, and C.W. Post College in Brookville, New York, earning a degree in art.