In Lieu of Flowers

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Rufus’s favorite causes.

Angels Over Sandpoint
A grassroots all-volunteer organization that provides immediate assistance to Bonner County, Idaho residents in need of financial help and caring support.
206 N. Fourth Ave. #163, Sandpoint, Idaho 83864

American Red Cross
Rufus was a volunteer with the Red Cross, traveling to Houston in 2005 to assist victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Attitudinal Healing Connection
The Attitudinal Healing Connection, Inc. works to eliminate violence and fear by creating spiritual and educational programs that incorporate art, health and diversity/ social justice in order build peaceful and loving communities.

Carter Center
The Carter Center is committed to advancing human rights and alleviating unnecessary human suffering.

Doctors Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters, or exclusion from health care in more than 70 countries.

Reel Recovery
Reel Recovery is a national nonprofit organization that conducts fly-fishing retreats for men recovering from life-threatening cancer. Rufus went on a Reel Recovery retreat; he loved the friendships, fishing and the “courageous conversations.”

Cards may be sent to:
Pederson Family
PO Box 344
Marylhurst, OR 97036

Rufus 1930-2008

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