Gene and Betty Colgate This is the story of my parents.... Gene Clinton Colgate, was born August 19, 1926, in San Francisco, CA. Died January 9, 2001 in Red Bluff, CA. Betty Jean Moore, was born June 5,1928, in Konneewa, Oklahoma. Died May 23, 2013 in Red Bluff, CA. They were married on August 23, 1947, in Reno, Nevada They have 7 pretty terrific children. Joyce Louise Colgate- Catching Carol Jean Colgate - Harris Judy Ann Colgate - Danosky Donna Lynn Colgate - Barry Donald Gene Colgate Terry Lee Colgate - Shaw Thomas William Colgate 21 grandchildren and 24 Great grandchildren We have been so fortunate to have been able to grant our parents their lifetime wish. That we outlived them. Well.....Dad and Mom, we are doing another wish for you and that's to scatter your ashes together at Noyo Harbor, in Fort Bragg, CA. We will do this on your 66th wedding anniversary, August 23, 2013. We can only tell you when we meet again, how very much we love and miss you both, and how lucky we were to grow up in our crazy Colgate Family.

Published in Daily News on Aug. 16, 2013