A Turtle’s History
Dick first performed with the Chorale in the “BRAVO!” concert in September 1985 at Caruth Auditorium, Southern Methodist University. He sang with the Chorale through March 1987. During that time, he was featured in the following productions:
POPS ‘ 86 – June 1986 – sang “Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” as a member of the Watchdog Octet.
SPOTLIGHT ‘87 – April 1987 – sang “Everything Old Is New Again” and Noel Coward Medley of “Auntie Jessie & Mrs. Worthington” as Duets and sang “The Bogat” as part of a Quartet.
Dick became involved with the Dallas PWA Coalition and the Dallas Dinner Committee in early 1988.
Dick died on November 3, 1989. The Turtle Creek Chorale sang “My Eternal King” and the closing hymn “May All Our Alleluias” at his funeral service.
At the time of his death, he was survived by three brothers; David, Paul and Philip; one sister, Mary; his parents, O.V. and Tessie Dufour’ and his grandmother, Mrs. C.J. Dufour.