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David Bonner Traynor, loving and devoted husband of Ann H. Traynor for almost 58 years, passed away on Wednesday evening, March 26th, at the Medical Center of the Rockies, from post operative complications after heart valve replacement surgery. David was born in Plattsburgh, NY, as the eldest of 4 sons to Martin J. and Rena F. Traynor. Dave is survived by his two youngest brothers, Martin J. of Westfield, MA and J. Michael of Waco, TX. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, James F. Traynor. He is survived by his wife, Ann; their son, David Michael (Jeanne) of Helena, MT; their daughters, Catherine Ann Rice (Carl) of Carol Stream, IL and Carol Marie of Houston, TX; and two grandsons Thomas N. Rice and Ansel D. Traynor. They had also just learned that they are to become great grandparents later this year. Dave received a bachelor's degree in mathematics from St. Bernadine of Siena College and built a successful career as a Systems Application Consultant for several companies including General Electric, Boeing-US and Boeing-London. He was a published author of the book "Successful Selling Strategies: Concepts in Complex Selling". He also developed a student manual based on his book, and conducted seminars focused on increasing sales productivity through consultative selling strategies. Dave and Ann enjoyed travelling, with trips to Hawaii, Branson, Disney World and the Grand Canyon to name a few. They also enjoyed several cruises including Alaska, The Canadian Provinces and Bermuda. 51/2 Years ago they moved to Loveland from The Colony, Texas and enjoyed the local arts and entertainment together as often as they could. Dave was a talented craftsman who enjoyed building everything from creative furniture designs for his daughters to bird houses with his grandsons. He was well known by his neighbors for his custom designed yard decorations for Christmas including ice skating Smurfs, festive toy trains and mischievous elves. He always had projects going in his garage workshop, and whether painting, building or fixing things, he loved being creative. Dave will be cremated and a memorial mass will be celebrated Thursday, April 3rd at 10:00am at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Loveland. He will be interred in a military cemetery yet to be selected. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the David Traynor Memorial Fund c/o Viegut Funeral Home, 1616 North Lincoln Avenue, Loveland, CO 80538. Please visit www.viegutfuneralhome.com and select 'Loving Dedications' to view the complete obituary and share your comments, memories and condolences with the family.

Published in Loveland Reporter-Herald on Apr. 1, 2014
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