Waterville - Richard P Michaud, 70, passed away with complications associated with Crohn's disease and dementia on February 11, 2022, at MaineGeneral Medical Center Thayer Campus.\r\n\r\n\tHe was born in Waterville on October 16, 1951, to Randolph and Rose Corbin Michaud. He was the second of four children.\r\n\r\n\tHe attended and graduated from Three Rivers College, Holy Apostles College, and University of Connecticut. He was a former clinical manager and retired healthcare executive who worked for the State of Connecticut Health Department of Mental Health and for the former State of Maine Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Substance Abuse Services.\r\n\r\n\tHe spent most of his adult life improving the quality of inpatient and community outpatient psychiatric services and most recently has been volunteering at Mount St. Joseph Nursing Home.\r\n\r\n\tHe was a former member of the American Academy of Medical Administrators and was nominated in 2009 for the Maine Philanthropy of the year award through the Goldfarb Center at Colby College.\r\n\r\n\tHe was predeceased by his father, Randolph, and his mother Rose. He is survived by Gerard Brouillard, life-time partner, his two sisters: Sandra Locklin, Anne Michaud and partner Jennifer Ross; and his brother Jeffery Michaud. He is also survived by two nieces, Sarah Chadbourne and Samantha Michaud, their families, and many cousins.\r\n\r\n\tWe would like to give thanks to the staff at Woodlands Assisted Living and the Maine General Emergency staff for their exceptional care of Richard.\r\n\r\n\tAccording to Richard's wishes, there will be no viewing and a private Memorial Mass will be held at Gallant Funeral Home.\r\n\r\n\tDonations in Richard's memory can be made to Mount St. Joseph's Alzheimer's Unit, 7 Highwood Street, Waterville, Maine 04901.