Harry Richard Smith

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Harry Richard "Dick" Smith, 76, of Casper, Wyoming passed away on July 18th, 2014 at Wyoming Medical Center after a ten-year battle with leukemia.

Dick was born in Los Angeles, California on June 23, 1938 to parents Donald and Bonita (Cooper) Smith. He grew up in Los Angeles and married his high school sweetheart, Nancy (Hirschman) Smith on June 13, 1959; they recently celebrated their 55th anniversary.

Dick graduated from Colorado College in Colorado Springs in 1960 and earned his master's degree in business from UCLA in Los Angeles, California. In 1966 the Smiths returned to Colorado Springs where Dick was self-employed, providing insurance and financial services. He and Nancy moved to Casper in 2002.

Dick's greatest love was spending time with his family and friends

He is survived by his wife, Nancy; sons, Curtis W. (Heidi) Smith of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Craig P. (Patsy) Smith, of Casper; siblings, Paul (Bonnie) Smith of Fort Collins, Colorado and Patti Neithart of Northridge, California; and four grandchildren, Noah and Grace Smith of Colorado Springs, Claire and Martha Smith of Casper.

There will be no formal services.

In lieu of flowers or gifts, please consider a donation to Brent's Place, a housing facility associated with Denver Children's Hospital for immune-compromised patients and their families (brentsplace.org or 11980 East 16th Avenue, Aurora CO 80010).


Published in The Gazette on July 25, 2014
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