July 4, 2009
Conway Clarke, 81, of Greeley, died on June 17, 2009 at the NCMC Hospice Inpatient Unit. He was born on Sept. 28, 1927 in Glenwood Springs to John and Hazel M. (Chapman) Clarke.He graduated from Garfield County High School in 1946 and then from CU with a Bachelor of Science in 1952. Conway was a pharmaceutical representative until 1971 and then worked as a pharmacist at several local pharmacies, including the Greeley Medical Clinic until retiring in 1991.He was a member of First Congregational Church where he sang in the choir for 38 years and was also a member of the Greeley Chorale for many years. He belonged to the Greeley Shutterbugs and Friends of the Library and was an avid reader and music lover. He played the coronet as well as sang and enjoyed photography as a hobby.Survivors include his wife, Louise “Beezie” Clarke of Greeley; son, Bruce (Susan) Clarke of Rocklin, Calif., daughters, Linda (Art) Ramirez of Phoenix, Ariz., Beth (Jim) Short of Camas, Wash.; sister Anne (Don) Neil of Fort Collins and six grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his parents. Services were held June 27, 2009 at the FirstCongregational Church. Inturnment at the First Congregational Columbarium.Memorial contributions may be made to First Congregational Church or Hospice & Palliative Care in care of Allnutt, 702 13th St., Greeley, CO 80631. Friends may view the online obit, sign the guest book & send condolences at http://www.allnutt.com.