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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Richard A. Looft

1929 - 2021

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Richard A. Looft, 91 of Downingtown, PA passed away Wednesday June 2, 2021 at his home.

He was the husband of the late Esther Sipler Looft and the late Susanah Wilson Looft.

Born November 18, 1929 in Rome, NY he was the son of the late Arthur P. Looft and the late Ruth Scholl Looft.

Richard was a graduate of Wesley College where he met the love of his life, Esther.  

He worked as a Salesman for Upaco adhesives and was known for the lifelong relationships he formed with his customers.

Richard enjoyed traveling with his family, relaxing at the pool and watching the Phillies on the porch. Richard loved his family and watching his sons play sports throughout the years.

He is survived by his sons, Richard A. Looft, Jr. of West Chester, PA, Peter J. Looft of Downingtown, PA, William A. Looft of West Chester, PA; Elizabeth Looft of West Chester, PA, Denise Looft of West Chester PA; Stepson, Tom and Stepdaughter, Becky;along with grandchildren, Kelly, Patrick, Amy and Peter.

He was preceded in death by Esther S. Looft, Roger Looft, Linda J. Looft and Susanah Wilson Looft.

Services and Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas TX 75231 and/or the American National Red Cross PO Box 37839 Boone, IA 50037

Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc. 410 N. Church St. West Chester, PA 19380 610-696-1181; www.DellaFH.com

Donations

American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas TX 75231
Web: https://www.heart.org/en/get-involved/ways-to-give

The American National Red Cross
PO Box 37839, Boone IN 50037
Tel: 1-800-435-7669
Web: https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation.html/

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Pam Brittingham

June 9, 2021 7:59 PM

Dear Looft Family,
I fondly remember your dad as he would stop in the warehouse at A Duie Pyle when working for Upaco. He was a kind man & spoke highly of his family. Keeping your family in my prayers at this difficult time.

Nancy and Peter Kennedy

June 7, 2021 8:09 PM

Our deepest sympathy. We will miss you Dick..
Nancy and Peter Kennedy

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