It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Capt. Richard Ridge, CFD Retired. Capt. Ridge passed away this evening at the Hospice Center in Mount Pleasant after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a true friend to all who knew him and we are all better for having him in our lives. Please keep his wife, Maggie and his daughters, Kellen, Heather, and Candice in your thoughts and prayers. Funeral arrangements will be announced later this week.