Maras, Richard A. age 76, of Fridley, passed away from natural causes at his home on September 23, 2019. Richard was a teacher in the Columbia Heights School District and retired after 33 years of service. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and friend and brought happiness to all who knew him. He is preceded in death by his father (Tony), mother (Winnie), and his loving wife, Joy. Survived by sons, Craig (Tami), Tim; grandchildren, Samantha and Jessica; and many other relatives & friends. Service will be held Sunday, October 27, 2019, 1 PM, at Bunker Hills Golf Course, 12800 Bunker Prairie Rd, Coon Rapids, MN (763) 755-4141 . Private interment Maple Hill Cemetery, Hibbing, MN. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to St. Jude.