Gary Alan Burrows
October 12, 2005
Gary Alan Burrows died Oct. 6, 2005, at his home in Glenwood Springs. He was 53 years old.Gary was born on Nov. 26, 1951, in San Angelo, Texas. He was the son of Vernon Ray and Lucille Burrows.Gary owned and operated Highlander Plumbing and Heating, and Burrows Racing. He married Corine Townsley on Dec. 24, 1993, in Carbondale. He loved the outdoors, hunting, camping and fishing, but building hot rods were his favorite pastime. He also loved the solid-gold oldies and watching old Westerns. Gary was a very loving man who was always there for his family, taking care of them until the day the Lord called him home. He will be sorely missed and was his family’s hero and now, guardian angel. He always was comforting to his family and friends.Gary is survived by his wife, Corine; his children, Becca Burrows, Rhianna (Paul) Heisig, Paul (Becky) Kurtz, Wendi Kurtz, Bobbi Jensen, Brandie Mayes, Kimberly Burrows, Tanya Burrows and Kelly Burrows; 11 grandchildren; sisters Helen (Cleat) Story and Linda (Richard) Freeman; nieces Tina (Barry) Madison, Sandy Story, Mandy Story and Gwendolyn DeMoore; nephews Jim (Kelly) Story and Christopher Roper; eight great-nieces and -nephews; and two great-great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon Ray and Lucille Burrows.A memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Farnum-Holt Funeral Chapel, 405 W. Seventh St., Glenwood Springs, with Pastor Rex Townsley officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be sent to an education fund set up for Becca Burrows at Alpine Bank.