Obituary: Raymond A. McGuire |

Obituary: Raymond A. McGuire

Raymond A. McGuire succumbed July 9, 2008, after a long battle with diabetes and leukemia.

He is survived by Harriet, his wife of 62 years; son, Michael (Vonne) of Fort Collins; son-in-law, David Sutton of Aurora; four grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

His daughter, Sandra, preceded him in death.

Mr. McGuire was born Nov. 16, 1925 in Reno, Nev. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1945. He received his doctorate in education from the University of California at Berkeley. He served 38 years in the educational field as teacher, principal and public school district administrator in Reno and Smith Valley, Nev.;,Commerce City, Aurora and Granby. In addition, he served in state education commission offices in Nevada and Colorado and was also Vice-President of Colorado Mountain College in Leadville.

A memorial celebration will be held Thursday, July 17, 11 a.m. at the Heather Ridge South Club House, 2811 S. Xanadu Way, Aurora.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Denver Hospice Center, 501 S. Cherry St., Denver, CO 80246 or American Diabetes Assn. Memorial and Honor Program, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.