Memorial Saturday for Keith Gressman |

Memorial Saturday for Keith Gressman

Keith Gressman, 54, of Fort Collins, passed away at home on Tuesday after a courageous four-year battle with cancer.Gressman was the middle child of three children born to Margaret Campbell Gressman and John Gressman of Bridgeton, N.J. He graduated from Bridgeton High School, where he was a lifeguard and an Eagle Scout with many awards. He continued his education at the University of South Carolina studying political science.Gressman then traveled west to Colorado and settled in Fort Collins. He worked at CSU as a lab technician for five years. After that, he started his own business out of his garage, which grew into what is known today as Platte Valley Architectural Millwork, Inc. Gressman has operated the business for 25 years. Gressman had many business and personal contacts in Summit County.His interests in life were boating, hiking, motorcycling, and he had a fine stick in pool. Gressman was a model father figure, loved life and fought hard to enjoy all.A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Harmony Presbyterian Church at 400 E. Boardwalk in Ft. Collins.Gressman was preceded in death by his father, John Gressman. He is survived by his wife, Kristine, and his children Chelsea, Elly, Eric and Brittney Todd and her husband, Dustin. He is also survived by his mother, Margaret; sister, Peggy; brother, John; mother-in-law, Katherine Sullivan; sister-in-law Dawn Jones and husband Mike and nephews, Matt and Scott; brother-in law, Tim Almy and wife Barbara; brother-in-law Jeffery Almy and wife Becki. Close friends April Martindale, Steven Arana, Sue Kennedy are a few of too many to list. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Larimer County, 7604 Colland Dr. or Larimer County Humane Society on 6317 Kyle Ave. There will be a Celebration of Life after the service.

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