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Carol Jean

October 23, 1942 – November 2, 2018

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Obituary for Carol Jean Danford

Carol Jean Danford passed away November 2, 2018 in Fort Myers, Florida. She was 76 years old.

Carol was born on October 23, 1942 in Duluth, MN to Henry and Beatrice (Fleer) McGinty. She grew up in Seattle, WA and graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in 1963. In 1966 she married Melvin Danford in Seattle, WA.

Together they moved to Colorado in 1966 and then to Firestone in 2001.

Carol began her career teaching after moving to Colorado where she taught elementary school children. She moved to the Colorado Student Loan Program in the 1980’s and worked her way up in that field where she became a manager before retiring in 2004. After retirement she worked at King Soopers for a few years.

Carol was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church. She was very active in the church, volunteering numerous hours serving on Social Justice, Call Committee, Church Council and was an usher for Sunday Service as well as being active in Fair Trade.

In her free time she enjoyed gardening, arts and crafts, puzzles, making ornaments for the church giving fair and traveling.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Melvin.

She is survived by her son James (Jennifer) Danford; her daughter Cathy (Matt) Kinney; her sisters Joyce Keller and Joan Dawson; her grandchildren Allison Danford, Kian Kinney and Dylan Kinney; and her dog Saddie.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday November 15, 2018 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church. Memorial contributions can be made to First Evangelical Lutheran Church. Inurnment at Ryssby Cemetery. Visit to share condolences.

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Thursday, November 15th, 2018 2:00pm
First Evangelical Lutheran Church
803 Third Ave.
Longmont, CO 80501
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