Grace Cathedral

Grace Cathedral

Article | June 23, 2017

RIP Richard Bolles


Richard N. Bolles, world-renowned author and Episcopal minister, died on Friday, March 31, 2017. He was best known as the author of What Color is your Parachute, which has sold over 10 million copies worldwide. Bolles served at Grace Cathedral as Canon Pastor from 1966-1968. His memorial service was held at Grace Cathedral on Saturday, June 17 at 11 am. Read his full obituary.

You can listen to the eulogies and sermon from his memorial service below.


O God of all, we pray to you for those we love, but see no longer: Grant them your peace; let light perpetual shine upon them; and, in your loving wisdom and almighty power, work in them the good purpose of your perfect will; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


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