Former Cedaredge resident and public works director Gary M. Noah died July 29, 2015, at the Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction. He was 61.
He was born in Denver on June 8, 1954. He lived in Redcliff when he was young and was raised in Denver. He lived and worked in Golden before moving to Silverton in 1992 for the position of public works director for the Town of Silverton. He moved to Cedaredge in 1998 for the position of public works director, then as water treatment operator until 2009.
He met his wife Patsy in Silverton and they married on July 10, 1998.
Mr. Noah enjoyed golfing, and hiking and fishing with his buddy Dean. He was a Broncos fan and enjoyed playing with his puppy Munchkin.
He is survived by his wife, Patsy Noah; a daughter, Erin Noah and husband Chris White; his sons, Brad (Sarah) Dobbs and Derrick (Chris) Hamel; grandchildren, Alex Hogberg, Connor Hamel, Aspen Lewis and fiance, Mike Pavelich and Autumn Lewis; and a brother, Richard (Cindy) Noah of Denver.
He was preceded in death by wife, Marta Noah in 1994, and a daughter, Sandy Lewis in 2013.
No services are planned. Friends and family may leave their condolences in the guest book at www.brownscremationservice.com/ in Grand Junction.
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