Richard E. "Rick" Toth '62


Richard E. "Rick" Toth, 73, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014, surrounded by loved ones. Born July 22, 1940, in Urbana, Ill., he was a son of the late Prof. Edmund F. and Mrs. Georgena Toth.

Rick is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Carol; daughter, Anne, and her husband, Tristan; granddaughter, Alexandra; son, Jim, and his wife, Ashley; brother, Col. James, and his wife, Molly; and a large group of extended family and friends who loved him dearly.

Rick was an inventor, an engineer and a CEO, who ran several successful businesses over the course of his career. Most recently, he had founded Allomet Corp., based on technology that he had developed and patented; he had continued to serve on its board of directors until shortly before his passing.

Earlier in life, he had distinguished himself as an officer in the Army, serving on active duty in Vietnam.