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Arthur Gordon LaVaque

May 21, 1939 ~ January 17, 2018 (age 78)


5/21/39 - 1/17/18

Art died after complications from surgery. He leaves behind his wife of 59 years, Carol, son Timothy Albert, grandson TImothy James (T.J.), great-grandson Tanner, and his sister-in-law and brother-in-law June and Joe Bonacquista. He was pre-deceased by his son Arthur Gene and grandson Arthur Albert.

Art was born in Minnesota and moved to Denver as a teenager where he met Carol at South High School.  He became a hockey fan while watching Tim compete on several teams.  He ran his printing business in east Denver with Tim.  He was a lifetime member The Optimist Club and past president of the East Denver Club. He loved movies, scuba diving, good food and traveling.  His favorite spot was the beach in Puerto Vallarta where he did his last ocean dive with grandson T.J., who was doing his first ocean dive.

Private graveside services.  Celebration of Life Services will be held at a later date.

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