Passed away at the North Bay Regional Health Care Centre on January 24, 2021 at the age of 65 years. Richard was the beloved father to Melissa Auger (David) and Shawn Auger (Rhiannon) . Richard was the cherished grandfather to Nathaniel and Hannah. Richard will be lovingly remembered by his siblings: Bill Auger (Nelly), Robert Auger, Michael Auger (Late Kim), Andre Auger (George) and Claudette Peters (Perry). Richard is predeceased by his parents Herman Auger and Irene Auger nee Laporte. As per Richards wishes, cremation has taken place at Whispering Pines Funeral Home Ltd. If desired, donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association would be gratefully acknowledged by his family.