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Richard E. Maxwell fatally injured in Ohio accident

PICKERINGTON, OHIO -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has learned that Richard E. ''Dick'' Maxwell, 67, of Pickerington, Ohio, died Saturday, August 31, 2002, at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, from injuries ...

PICKERINGTON, OHIO -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has learned that Richard E. ''Dick'' Maxwell, 67, of Pickerington, Ohio, died Saturday, August 31, 2002, at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident earlier that day.

A graduate of the University of Illinois and the Chrysler Institute, Maxwell served as the AMA's Vice President of Sports Marketing, managing professional motorcycle competition, from 1991 to 1993. He was the manager of Dodge Motor Sports for Chrysler, and was a member of the National Hot Rod Association Hall of Fame, the National Street Rod Association Hall of Fame, American Motorcyclist Association, the Honda Sport Touring Association, and the Society of Automotive Engineers.

Maxwell is survived by wife of 18 years, Sandy; children Patricia Costigan, Katherine Lynn Niemczak, Eric Maxwell, Susan Stevens, and Amy Maxwell.

Calling hours will be held at the Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home in Pickerington on Wednesday, September 4 from 2 p.m. to 4 pm. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a service of remembrance at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. on Thursday at Seton Parish Catholic Church, adjacent to the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, friends may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society or to The Ohio State University Medical Center in Dick's memory.

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