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Kris says Richard lived his life, every day, to its fullest. "He did everything just the biggest way he could," she says. "He listened the biggest way he could. He wrote as fervently as he could. He did everything that way. And I just think that that was his main goal in life was to live completely, so that if it did happen, that he walked out the door, then he was complete."
If Kris could have one more day with Richard, she says it would start just like every morning did—with the two of them talking. "I mean, we would get up early in the morning just so we could talk about life together. I would express all my appreciation for how he served, how he loved. He loved in his heart and he loved everywhere.