BIRKEN, Richard – On Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Mackenzie Health Hospital. Rik Birken, beloved husband of Carol. Loving son of Goldie Birken-Cantor and the late Harold Birken. Dear brother of Ted, and step-brother of David Cantor, and Rochelle Cantor. He will be sadly missed by Howard and Francine Birken. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society at 1888-939-3333.