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Deaths from Across the Globe

Madeleine Albright, 1st female US secretary of state, dies

"It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent," she told HuffPost Living in 2010.

Louie Anderson, Emmy-winning comedian, dies at 68

Anderson died at a hospital in Las Vegas of complications from cancer, said Glenn Schwartz, his longtime publicist. Anderson had a a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Schwartz said previously.

Obituaries from the Area

Annie Ayers, community activist and spirit, rides off for the final time at 65

She was the true embodiment of grit. Even serious rheumatoid arthritis and the debilitating pain it produced did not deter her from her mission – to help others help themselves.

Donald Walton remembered for his humor, generosity and life without a home in Aurora

“Even as staff I know he would have taken a bullet for me,” said Valerie Quintrell, a peer specialist with Mile High Behavioral Health.

Gladys Nadine Whitsett, 92

Gladys Nadine Whitsett, an icon at Heather Gardens community, died peacefully at her home in Aurora, Colo. on Nov. 30, 2020

Connie Lynn Darnell, 1950-2021 — reception slated for Nov. 21

C onnie Lynn Darnell of Centennial, Colorado passed away peacefully in her home on Oct. 10, 2021. She was 70.

Randy Luke Pope, known by many affectionate names, dies at 59

Luke was the owner/operator of a local HVAC company, Lukewarm Services. He took immense pride in his work, and it was his second passion after his children. Luke was a lifelong Minnesota Vikings fan, always rooting for the underdog. He had a wonderful and playful sense of humor. He gave everyone he met laughter and excitement.

Longtime presence in Aurora Public Schools, Jewell Maxine Stetson Shanley dies at 91

Jewell Maxine Stetson Shanley, 91, died Oct. 1, 2021, in Cheyenne, WY.

Pulitzer-winning Rocky Mountain News reporter Jim Sheeler dead at 53

Jim Sheeler, a former Rocky Mountain News journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his extensive and compassionate reporting on the families of Colorado soldiers killed in the Iraq War and the man tasked with notifying them, has died. Sheeler, who was also an author, was 53.

Pulitzer-winning reporter Jim Sheeler dead at 53

Sheeler died last week at his home in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, according to Case Western Reserve University, where he taught journalism and media writing.

Memorial at ‘Wings’ museum set for former Gov. Richard Lamm

Lamm's widow, Dottie Lamm, said in a statement the service will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Wings Over the Rockies Museum in Denver. The service will also be livestreamed.

Tuesday memorial set for former Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm

Lamm's widow, Dottie Lamm, said in a statement the service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Wings Over the Rockies Museum in Denver. The service will also be livestreamed.