Past District Governor Richard C. Fields passed away this morning at the age of 83.

Dick received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, in economics from Harvard University and his law degree, Order of St. Ives, from the University of Denver College of Law.

Dick was the recipient of numerous professional awards, including the Idaho State Bar's Outstanding Service Award (1990), Professionalism Award (1992), and Distinguished Lawyer Award (2000), as well as an Exemplary Service Award from the Federal Bar Association (2008).

He has also received the Citation for Meritorious Service from the Rotary Foundation at Rotary International and the William Booth Award from the Salvation Army.

Dick served as District governor from 1999-2000.