Jack (Jaxon) Zack Gilley IIJune 14, 1957 – April 28, 2006 | PostIndependent.com
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Jack (Jaxon) Zack Gilley IIJune 14, 1957 – April 28, 2006

Jack Gilley passed away peacefully on April 28, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. He was 48. Jack was born June 14, 1957, in Dallas to Jack and Marie (Marchese) Gilley. He was the eldest of five children. He attended Glenwood Springs High School, and spent most of his life in the Glenwood Springs area and Grand Junction.Jack was an amazing tenor sax musician, as well as a widely recognized artist. He was founder and co-owner of TwoMoons Design of Grand Junction. Jack particularly loved the outdoors. He enjoyed nature, camping and hiking. Mt. Garfield and Hanging Lake were two of his favorite areas. He was a published nature photographer who will be truly missed by all who knew him and loved him.Jack is survived by his former wife and friend Mary Harlow; brother Roger Gilley of Colorado Springs; sisters Rebecca Gilley of Tucson and Tina Marie (Timothy) Andre of Rifle; niece Chelsea Resh; and nephews Peter Resh of Tucson and James Andre of Rifle. He was preceded in death by his parents and younger brother, Ronald Gilley.A memorial celebration of his life will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at Duck Pond Park, 415 Santa Clara (Orchard Mesa off Highway 50), in Grand Junction. Memorial contributions may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation, 7535 E. Hampden, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80231.Callahan Edfast Mortuary of Grand Junction is entrusted with the arrangements.


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