The unexpected passing of Judy Fridono on October 20, 2023, has left a void in the hearts of many who knew her, especially those connected to the incredible Surf Dog Ricochet. Judy, the guardian of Surf Dog Ricochet, dedicated her life to service, generosity, and selflessness. Her impact reached far and wide, raising over $1 million for charities and touching the lives of individuals facing various challenges.
The Legacy of Surf Dog Ricochet
Judy Fridono’s commitment to making a difference was evident through Surf Dog Ricochet, who, under Judy’s guidance, became a symbol of hope and resilience. Ricochet’s charitable endeavors, raising funds for causes such as supporting children with special needs, soldiers with PTSD, and adults with disabilities, showcased Judy’s extraordinary dedication to championing the underdog.
Judy’s Humble Spirit
Despite the immense success of Surf Dog Ricochet’s charitable work, Judy Fridono was known for her humility. She never sought the spotlight for herself, deflecting recognition and awards to Surf Dog Ricochet. Her selfless nature allowed the spotlight to shine on the causes she cared about, emphasizing the importance of service over personal acclaim.
A Call for Support
In the wake of Judy’s passing, her family faces the emotional and financial burdens of arranging a funeral and tying up the loose ends of her extraordinary life. To honor Judy’s legacy and offer support to her family, a fundraiser has been organized. As of now, $8,465 has been raised, to reach $10,000. The outpouring of donations from 167 contributors is a testament to the impact Judy had on those around her.
A public Celebration of Life for Judy Fridono will be announced at a later date. For those who wish to pay their respects and stay updated, Surf Dog Ricochet’s social media channels will provide more information.
The Fridono Family’s Sole Official Fundraiser
It’s essential to note that the fundraiser organized by Kristin Moon is the ONLY OFFICIAL fundraiser for the Fridono Family. Any surplus funds, if unused, will be donated to charities that Surf Dog Ricochet supported—a fitting tribute to Judy’s lifelong dedication to philanthropy.
Judy Fridono was sixty-five years old. Her friends and family have a GoFundMe page to help pay for her funeral and upcoming public celebration. For more information click here.
Judy Fridono’s passing leaves a profound impact on the community she served, but her legacy of compassion, generosity, and advocacy lives on through the enduring work of Surf Dog Ricochet. As we remember Judy, let us celebrate the remarkable life she led and continue to support the causes she held dear.
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