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Of Highlands Ranch passed away peacefully May 22, 2011 at the age of 86. He grew up in Vista, California on an avocado ranch, served his country as an Army officer during World War II, and graduated from Stanford University with a Phd in Petroleum Geology. John was in the gas and oil business in Denver for more than 50 years and was a passionate humanitarian. He is survived by the love of his life for nearly 60 years, Amy S. Lawton, his son John W. Lawton of Vista, California and his daughter Anna K. Creger of Reno, Nevada, and six grandchildren. Please visit www. olingerhampdenmortuary.com for detailed biography. Visitation is Mon. May 30 2-6 pm at Olinger Hampden Mortuary, 8600 E. Hampden Ave, Denver. Services will be on Tuesday, May 31, 2:00 pm at Wellshire Presbytarian Church, 2999 S. Colorado Blvd, Denver. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the University Hills Rotary Club Community Service Fund. Information at www.universityhillsrotary.org.
Published in Denver Post on May 26, 2011
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