Mark Goodman Bender

Born November 21, 1953, passed February 7, 2013. Born and raised in Denver, Mark graduated East Denver High School, University of Colorado School of Journalism, Gonzaga University School of Law, and practiced law and real estate investing throughout his career in Colorado. Mark enjoyed raising Chesapeake Bay Retrievers, camping with his son and dogs in Colorado National Parks, and summer vegetable gardening. Survived by son, Sam, Sam's mother, Julie, sister Maureen, cousin Myra, many friends, and numerous cousins outside Denver and Colorado. There will be no service. Family suggests donations to .

Published in Denver Post on Feb. 17, 2013