Richard W. G. Whitney |

Richard W. G. Whitney

Richard W. G. Whitney, 65, of Fort Collins, CO, formerly of Rifle, died Saturday, January 10, 2015. Born February 11, 1949, in Wellsboro, PA, he was the son of John R. and Miriam Hagedorn Whitney. A 1967 graduate of State College High School, he attended Emerson College from 1967-1971. He was employed by NRC Broadcasting, Mountain Division in Glenwood Springs as an account executive. Surviving are: a daughter, Erin (Joshua) Swann of Fort Collins; and three grandchildren, Sophia, Lilly and Ryder. He was predeceased by his parents. A graveside service will be held in All Saints Cemetery, Brookland, PA, at a later date. Memorials may be made to Poudre Valley Hospital, 1024 South Lemay Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80524 or Residence at Oakridge, 4750 Wheaton Dr., Fort Collins, CO 80525. Online condolences may be expressed at

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