Anita K. (Hill) Rush (1954 - 2014)

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Anita passed away on
June 10, 2014 at the Platte
Valley Medical Center in
Brighton, Colorado, following
an extensive period of
painful and debilitating
medical conditions. She
was 60 years old.
Anita was born on April
14, 1954 in Kremmling,
Colorado. She is survived
by her husband, Mark W.
Rush, of Lochbuie, Colorado,
her parents, Virgil
and Shirley Hill, of Golden,
Colorado, two sisters, Linda
Angell of Golden, and
Patricia Hill, of Lakewood,
Colorado and numerous
aunts, uncles, cousins,
nieces and nephews. She
was preceded in death by
her younger sister, Nancy
Thomas, who passed away
on January 19, 2003.
She grew up in the Golden
area, attending Maple
Grove Elementary and
Manning Junior High, both
in Applewood, and graduated
from Golden Senior
High School in 1972. She
enlisted in the U.S. Army in
1982, and received an early
Honorable Discharge in
1984, partially due to some
of her medical disabilities.
In recent years, she was a
frequent patient at the V.A.
Medical Center in Denver,
She and her longtime
friend, Mark Rush, were
married on May 1, 2006
and purchased a home
in Lochbuie, Colorado,
with hopes of returning to
the Golden area one day.
Although Anita was quite
adventuresome, she did
love such simple things as
good music, the Colorado
mountains, and a good
dog. She will be greatly
Anita was cremated and
there will be an informal
"Celebration of Life" gathering
of family and friends
at the VFW Post 4171 in
Golden, on June 29, 2014 at
2:00 p.m.
Published in Colorado Community Newspapers from June 27 to July 26, 2014
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