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“Rick, I just learned of your passing. This is such a sad day for me. Very few high school seniors are inspired by their peers - you inspired me.You...Read More »
1 of 38 | Posted by: Barry Solomon - Northbrook, IL

Mather reunion. Great guy, good friend, lived down the block from me on Artesian, I would sometimes stop by and we would walk together,peace Ricky.
2 of 38 | Posted by: Connie Larson Crovetti

“Coach Bojak will be missed! I will always remember watching in awe, as he bench pressed over 400 lbs., as a freshman at old Jordan High in the pit,...Read More »
3 of 38 | Posted by: Pete Katsan - North Salt Lake, UT

“There are people who touch so many people's lives but are unaware of how may people they have touched. I am sure that Rick was one of those people.I...Read More »
4 of 38 | Posted by: Bruce Stone - Tempe, AZ

“On behalf of SUU Athletics I wanted to take the opportunity to send my condolences. During my tenure as Director of Athletics I have heard a...Read More »
5 of 38 | Posted by: Jason Butikofer - Cedar City, UT

“Mr. B. Was an amazing, generous man! I really enjoyed getting to know him each week that he did PE when Brooklyn was in my 4th grade class! His love...Read More »
6 of 38 | Posted by: Janet Dansie - Riverton, UT

“There are few days that I do not reflect on the positive impact Coach has had on my life. I will always remember his positive attitude and his...Read More »
7 of 38 | Posted by: Darrell van Amen - Bellevue, WA

“Dear Janet and Jennifer,Forty years ago, Rick and "Danger" brought a miracle into my life. My daughter is a beautiful woman now. I'm so thankful that...Read More »
8 of 38 | Posted by: Ellen Chandler - Roy, UT

“I feel lucky to have had Rick in my life. My earliest and best childhood memories are the times my family spent Rick, Janet, Jennifer and Barkley....Read More »
9 of 38 | Posted by: Eric Hagen - Riverton, UT

“We are sad to see the passing of a great man. We will always cherish the times we had together on the school board. His concern for the students,...Read More »
10 of 38 | Posted by: Randy & Gayla Brinkerhoff - UT


11 of 38 | Posted by: Ellen Chandler - Roy, UT

“Once you met Rick, you had a friend for life. Our family has lost a wonderful friend. Our prayers and good thoughts are with you Janet and Jennifer...Read More »
12 of 38 | Posted by: Joyce Bullock - SANDY, UT

“Rick was far more than a great coach. I did my student teaching with him at West Jordan and coached against him for several years. I learned so much...Read More »
13 of 38 | Posted by: Wes Wilcken - Riverton, UT

“Rick was far more than a great coach. I did my student teaching with him at West Jordan and coached against him for several years. I learned so much...Read More »
14 of 38 | Posted by: A friend

“Janet I'm sorry for your loss of your husband Ben Schriever Bingham class of 95' ”
15 of 38 | Posted by: Ben Schriever - UT

“I was a student of Coach Bojak in a sports psychology class at West Jordan High School in 1994. At the beginning of every class we would stand and...Read More »
16 of 38 | Posted by: Corrie Moore-Barrett - Lehi, UT

“A coach's worth is not found in their win-loss record or on their resume but the impact made on the game and in their players' lives.We are better...Read More »
17 of 38 | Posted by: Greg Reid - Salt Lake City, UT


18 of 38 | Posted by: Mike Fraser - Taylorsville, UT

“It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Coach Bojack. Rick was an outstanding high school football coach and even a better teacher...Read More »
19 of 38 | Posted by: Mike Fraser - Taylorsville, UT

“Coach Bojack was a great example and mentor. He was always positive and taught his students and athletes to always strive for the best. He will be...Read More »
20 of 38 | Posted by: Shaun Mower - Lehi, UT

“To the Boak family. My condolences on Rick's passing. I'd known Rick for over 35 years as a coach and his BFS program. When he was at Jordan High, we...Read More »
21 of 38 | Posted by: stanley finn - salt lake, UT

“Rick meant so much to so many. It's impossible to put into words what he meant to me, the impact he had on me will last a lifetime. He will always be...Read More »
22 of 38 | Posted by: Jerry Thompson - Huntington Beach, CA

“Rick was an amazing person who positively affected so many lives throughout his incredible life. So sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathy.Greg Dorius ”
23 of 38 | Posted by: Greg Dorius - North Salt lake, UT

“My deepest condolences and well wishes to the Bojak family. We all have lost a friend, and tremendous human being. His legacy will live on with all...Read More »
24 of 38 | Posted by: Jack Stein - Hawthorn Woods, IL

“Rick was a wonderful coach, teacher and mentor. He taught me some of life's greatest lessons. He will be missed. ”
25 of 38 | Posted by: Flynn Andrizzi - Newport Beach, CA

“I enjoyed working with Rick for many years and especially while he served on the Board of Education. His strong will and positive attitude is a...Read More »
26 of 38 | Posted by: John Taylor - West Jordan, UT

“Rick was a champion for teachers and administrators. He will always be one of my very best mentors and supporters. ”
27 of 38 | Posted by: Kim Baker - Sandy, UT

“Rick & I were good friends when we attended Mather High School in Chicago. He had incredible natural strength, lightening speed, a positive attitude...Read More »
28 of 38 | Posted by: Marc Ostrof - Chicago, IL

“So very sorry to hear of Rick's passing. He was an amazing colleague and a great support to teachers. ”
29 of 38 | Posted by: Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh - UT

“I had the great fortune of having Rick as a neighbor, teacher, coach, and very close family friend. Some of my best childhood memories are of the...Read More »
30 of 38 | Posted by: Greg Hagen

“I was very fortunate to have Rick as a neighbor, teacher, coach and very close family friend. Some of my best childhood memories are when my family...Read More »
31 of 38 | Posted by: Greg Hagen

“He was one of the best, and fun, teachers I had in high school. My friends and I all thought very highly of him. He will be missed! ”
32 of 38 | Posted by: April S - Herriman, UT

“If asked to name 10 people who changed their lives for the better, Coach would make it on those lists for thousands of people who knew him. He...Read More »
33 of 38 | Posted by: Jeff Birch - Draper, UT

“This is heart breaking to me, he was the best teacher I ever had. He has inspired me through my whole life. ”
34 of 38 | Posted by: Kimberly Wilkinson - sandy, UT

“Words fail me and could never encompass all of the lessons learned from this man who has been an example of good in my life as long as I can remember...Read More »
35 of 38 | Posted by: Veronica Root - Pleasant Grove, UT

“You will never be forgotten!! You were one of the BEST teachers I ever had! It's hard for me to believe you are gone. You will definitely be...Read More »
36 of 38 | Posted by: Stephanie Nay - Milford, UT


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38 of 38 | Posted by: Mike Reardon - Phoenix, AZ


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Rick was born on February 16, 1951 and passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017.

Rick was a resident of Utah.

Services

Visitation
Jenkins-Soffe South Valley
1007 W. South Jordan Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84095
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Add to My Calendar Friday, May 19, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Visitation
Mountain View Stake Center
2901 West 9000 South
West Jordan, UT
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Add to My Calendar Saturday, May 20, 2017
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Service
Mountain View Stake Center
2901 West 9000 South
West Jordan, UT
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Add to My Calendar Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00 AM

Cemetery
West Jordan City Cemetery
7800 South 1300 West
West Jordan, UT
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Add to My Calendar Saturday, May 20, 2017.

In lieu of flowers, and to continue Rick's legacy of support and contribution to education, donations may be made to www.youcaring.com/studentsinthejordanschooldistrict-824896.

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