Donald Currie

Donald Currie, of Firestone, died February 9, at Frontier Therapy Center. He was 84. Don was born on January 16, 1930 in Durango, Colorado to George Donald and Janet Kathryn (Scott) Currie. Don began his ranching career in the Four Corners area. He began working for the National Park, serving as a firefighter in Arizona wildfires. His love for ranching was special to him. He had worked for the Aristocrat Angus and Houston family for the past 20 years. Preceding him in death were his parents; special grandfather George Hugh Currie; son Donald; his brother James and a granddaughter Shayne Friday. Surviving are his wife Barbara of Firestone; son Gary (Wilma) Currie of Arvada; ; Tina Currie of Gilbert, Arizona; Cathy (Earl) Avara of Byers, Colorado; Janet Buck of Odessa, Nebraska; Julia (Eugene) Gongaware of Havelock, North Carolina; step daughter Tracie (Ken) DeFeo of Hudson; step son Jim Lebsack of Thornton; 21 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. Private services and interment have been held. A Memorial Celebration will be announced later this spring. Contributions are requested to the Wounded Warriors Project, 1 S. Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO. 80903 Please share your thoughts, memories and condolences and read the full obituary at

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Published in Longmont Times-Call on Feb. 13, 2014