September 21, 1957 ~ March 18, 2020
Born in: Denver, Colorado
Resided in: Littleton, Colorado
Jane Elizabeth Willard, 62, of Littleton, Colorado passed away on March 18, 2020. Jane was born on September 21, 1957 in Denver, Colorado, daughter to Robert Willard and Janet Burns. Jane is survived by her mother, and two sisters, Martha (Bill) Anderson, and Laura (Ed) Boggs.
Jane went to the University of Northern Colorado, where she got a B.S. Business Administration, and a minor in French and Russian. Jane was a consultant in Advocacy and political affairs where she held the roll as Assistant V.P. Jane was also in public relations for the Public Service Credit Union. One of Jane’s many accomplishments include being a co-creator of the Courage Classic Bicycle Tour (a primary fundraiser for over two decades for the Rocky Mountain Children’s Hospital). When Jane had the free time, she would volunteer at The Denver Zoo, Denver Botanic Gardens, and Habitat for Humanity.
Jane was incredibly devoted to her dog, Jouie. Jane was a loving daughter and friend to many. She was an avid skier and lifelong Democrat. She “Loved, Loved, Loved” the Highwaymen, Waylon, Willy, Kris Kristofferson, Elton, and every version of Somewhere Over the Rainbow.
In lieu of flower please donate in Jane’s honor at The Denver Zoo (Elephant Fund), and The Dumb Friends League.
“From too much love of living
From hope and fear set free,
We thank you with brief thanksgiving
Whatever gods may be
That no life lives forever;
That dead men rise up never;
That even the weariest river
Winds somewhere safe to sea.
~ Aldernon Charles Swinburne, The Garden Of Proserpine~
The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Jane Elizabeth Willard's name.