Gary L Schultz September 2, 1937 – January 2, 2006
Gary Schultz, 68, formerly of Glenwood Springs, passed away Jan. 2, 2006, after a battle with cancer. Gary was born in Nebraska Sept. 2, 1936, and moved with his family to Grand Junction, where he graduated from Grand Junction High School in 1955, and where many family members still reside. After a brief stint with United Airlines, he graduated from Western State College with a degree in accounting. He went to work for Dalby, Wendland and Company in Grand Junction, before opening the Glenwood Springs office in 1967. He worked for DW&Co for over 40 years and served as president of the firm for 10 years. After semi-retirement in 2004, he and his wife Gail moved to Daphne, Alabama.Gary’s loves and passions were first and foremost God and his family, and also included his clients, golf and flying. While in Glenwood Springs, he served on the boards of Northwestern Colorado Youth for Christ, Roaring Fork School District 51, the Hot Springs Pool, Lions Club and in various other areas of service. He will always be remembered as one who believed in serving God and his fellow man.Gary is survived by his wife of 49 years; children Karen (Ron) Nadon of New Castle, Craig (Lisa) Schultz of New Castle, and Carter (Paige) Schultz of Daphne, Ala.; eight grandchildren, two brothers, and a loving sister.A service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13, 2006, at the Mountain View Church in Glenwood Springs. A reception at Buffalo Valley immediately follows the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be sent to Northwestern Colorado Youth for Christ, P.O. Box 1074, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602 or Mercy Medical Hospice, 177 Baldwin Square, Fairhope, AL 36532.
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