Debbie (Deb) Morley
Debbie Morley of Hotchkiss passed away peacefully at her home after putting up an incredible 12-year fight against ovarian cancer. She just turned 63.Debbie was born in Lincoln, Neb. to Harold and Jacquelin Magninie. She grew up in Colorado Springs. She married her high school sweetheart, Gary Morley. They shared 46 years of marriage. They raised their three children in New Castle.After raising her children, Debbie attended Mesa State College and received her BSN in nursing. She touched many lives and was an amazing nurse. She also took pride in the beautiful gardens she created and lavished in the time she spent with her beloved grandchildren.Debbie made her home in Colorado Springs, New Castle, Glenwood Springs, Grand Junction and Hotchkiss. She was quick to make lasting friendships and nurtured them along the way.Her family and friends are her legacy. She shared so much love and touched so many with her grace and smile.Debbie was preceded in death by her father, Harold.She is survived by her husband, Gary Morley of Hotchkiss; son, Timothy (Joanne) Morley of New Castle; daughter, Jennifer (Norm) Morley of Grand Junction; daughter, Kristian (Steve) Hill of Hotchkiss; and five grandchildren: Riley, Logan, & Laurel Morley; and Nadia and Willa Hill.A memorial service will be held on April 30 at the Crossroads United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. at 599 30 Rd., Grand Junction, CO.In honor of the caring, supportive, dedicated staff that cared for Debbie at the end of her life: Please make memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado 970-241-2212.Arrangements are under the care of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.View the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at taylorfuneralservice.com.
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