Richard Lauzier, left, receives the Public Service Award from Federal Highway Administrator Dr. Thomas D. Larson in March 1990.

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA

Richard (Dick) Maurice Lauzier, who retired in 1990 as ARTBA’s national member services director, died Aug. 9, 2019. He was 87.

Lauzier spent 22 years with the association, including earlier work as managing director of the Transportation Officials and Planning & Design divisions. He received the Public Service Award from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration upon his retirement.

Lauzier was a graduate of George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, and a son and daughter.