Winton Laubach 9/6/1920 - 1/10/2014
Winton, 93, passed away at home. He was born and raised in Benton, Pennsylvania. He taught Math & Science at New Milford, PA. High School while he worked on his Masters in mathematics at Columbia University. After the 2nd World War, Sampson Naval Base was converted to a college to help absorb returning G.I.s. Winton said, "Those boys were ready to learn". He then taught mathematics at Penn State and came to the Colorado School of Mines in 1952. After his blindness forced him to give up teaching, he operated gift shops and cafeterias at the Denver Federal Center and retired at the age of 72 to write a book. He is survived by his wife, Janet, of 37 years, three step-children - Neil, Nancy, and Andy Middlemiss, four step-grandchildren and one step-Great grandchild. Memorial contributions are suggested for First Methodist Church, 1500 Ford, Golden, CO 80401 OR Colorado Talking Book Library, 180 Sheridan Blvd, Lakewood, CO 80226. Winton willed his body to the advancement of medicine through "Science Care"
Celebration of Life, January 24th at 11:00 a.m., Golden Methodist Church. Lunch to follow service