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Passing of Edward Black, Executive Director of Denver Research Institute

15 Feb 2018 11:47 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

It is with great sadness that we inform you that our community has lost one of our own this past weekend. Mr. Edward Black, Executive Director of the Denver Research Institute (DRI) and a frequent volunteer for NAVREF activities, passed away Sunday, February 11, at the young age of 40. He leaves behind his wife and four young children. Ed was an instrumental force in taking his NPC to the next level and a treasured part of our community.  His positive attitude made lasting impressions with his foundation and with our NAVREF family.  He was actively engaged in various committees, and a willing volunteer whenever NAVREF asked. He will be greatly missed.

Services for Ed will be this Friday, February 16 from 5-7 pm at Horan and McConaty, 11150 E. Dartmouth Ave, Denver 90014.  On Saturday, February 17 a memorial service will be held in Ed’s honor at the Dorado building from 10am to 11am with a luncheon to follow.  Childcare will be provided during the memorial service for families with young children.

You can support his family during this difficult time by making a contribution to their Go Fund Me page found here: https://www.gofundme.com/black-family-tragedy

Please share this information with others that may have been missed.

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