Lynnfield residents Karen Nascembeni and husband Steven Richard attend a February fundraiser.

Popular Lynnfield resident dies from COVID-19

LYNNFIELD — Town residents are mourning Steven Richard's death Tuesday evening following what Board of Selectmen Chairman Philip Crawford said was confirmation that Richard had tested positive for coronavirus.

"He was one of the first positives confirmed in the town," Crawford said.

Richard's death prompted selectmen to post a statement noting board members joined other town residents in "mourning the tragic loss of our friend and neighbor Steven Richard. We reach out to his wife Karen and his f…

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