Dick Myren was born in Sioux City, Iowa.  He was the oldest of two children, with one younger brother.  
Dick has been an Arizona resident for twenty-three years, and has lived in only two US states - Iowa and Arizona.  He has visited England, Scotland, Puerto Rico,Canada, Mexico and several Caribbean Islands.  He is not fluent in any language other than English.
As a teen, Dick dreamed of becoming an architect, but instead has spent fifty-nine years as a CPA.  Dick has been married to Sandy for twenty-seven years.  They have two sons, three daughters, eight grandsons, seven granddaughters, three great grandsons, and to date no great granddaughters.
In remembering their best vacations, Dick says he and Sandy have been on several cruises in the Caribbean in February and several golfing vacations throughout the US and Canada.
Dick has been a Rotarian since 1971.  He was President of his club in Washington, Iowa in 1974-75.  After relocating to Arizona, Dick served as President of Sun Lakes Rotary around 1995-96.
He has served several terms as Treasurer of Mesa West Rotary.
In reflecting on his most rewarding volunteer experience, Dick says he spent eight years helping with RYLA in Arizona serving as chaperone on the bus from the valley to Heber and driving the tram for the participants at the Salvation Army camp.