April 9, 1957 ~ February 8, 2019

Born in: Denver, CO
Resided in: Brighton, CO

Gary A. Ward of Brighton, CO passed away on February 8, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife Molly and their two golden retrievers Shelby & Edsel; his brother Kevin Ward; his niece and nephew Alaura & Derrick Ward; and many other family members and friends. Gary is preceded in death by his parents Lloyd and Doris Ward, and his brother Ron Ward.

Please join the family for a Memorial Service on Friday, February 15th at 10:30am at the Horan & McConaty Family Chapel in Thornton, CO at 9998 Grant Street. You are also invited to the reception immediately following the service.

Memorial Donations may be made in Gary’s honor to:
The American Cancer Society
PO Box 22478, Oklanhoma City, OK 73123


Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies

15350 West 72nd Avenue

Arvada, CO 80007


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Memorial Service: February 15, 2019 10:30 am

Horan & McConaty - Metro North/Thornton
9998 Grant Street
Thornton, CO 80229

Reception: February 15, 2019 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Horan & McConaty - Metro North/Thornton
9998 Grant Street
Thornton, CO 80229

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Gary A. Ward's name.

American Cancer Society

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  1. Dearest Molly,
    Thank you for the tender care you gave to Gary during his illness – no one could have done more! And know that you, and all of Gary’s family, are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Gary was a kind man, a loving husband, and a wonderful friend with a goofy sense of humor. May God bless him and wrap him in His loving arms; he was a good man.
    I’ll always miss my friend – goodbye, Gary.

  2. Dear Molly,

    I am so sorry for your precious loss. I feel your heart all too well. My prayers are with you that you find comfort and consolation in our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. I am here for you, feel free to call me anytime (303-503-2567).

    Eileen Haban

  3. Molly,
    The Martus Family extends our deepest condolences to you, Aunt Bonnie and all of Gary’s family and friends.
    Sorry for your loss!
    Hugs and love from your Michigan family!

  4. Dear Molly Jo- Bonnie and ( Shelby and Derrick too
    We ars so very sorry to hear of Gary’s passing. Gary was such a lovable guy.He was kind, caring,adventurous, and had a great sense of humor.
    Our hearts go out to you.

  5. Kevin,
    Our thoughts are with you. So sorry about this. Have lots of great memories of growing up in the neighborhood and lots of camping trips with you and Gary. Sorry we won’t be able to make to service.

  6. Gary was always a bright light in our backyard conversations over our fence. He will be missed more than We can imagine. Our grandkids will miss seeing him there with Shelby and Edsel. Fred will miss his breakfasts and golf outings. There is a lot we will miss about Gary. Our deepest sympathy to you, Molly.

  7. My deepest condolences to the friends and family of Gary. May your treasured memories bring you joy, and may ‘the God of all comfort’ give you strength, along with a measure of peace for your grieving hearts at this most difficult time.
    2 Corinthians 1:3

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