Obituary: Steve Gurko |

Obituary: Steve Gurko

Steve Gurko

1939 – 2014

Steve Gurko passed away at the age of 75 on Sept. 24, 2014. He had lived in Summit County since 1979. Steve had a passion for hiking and met literally hundreds of people over the years on the trails of Mount Royal, Peak One, Victoria and the Tenmile. He was a very successful tax and estate planning attorney until his retirement in 1998. His true passion, though, was investing in people. After his retirement, he began Spanish Bible Fellowship and ministered to the Spanish-speaking population of Summit County. In addition to his Spanish outreach, Stephen had a deep desire to minister to the poor and the orphaned. Steve never missed an opportunity while walking, hiking or riding the Summit Stage to stop and engage foreigners in conversation; he mastered French, Spanish, German and Russian.

Steve will be sorely missed by the numerous people he so selflessly served and championed.

There will be a graveside service at the town of Frisco Cemetery at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Please visit Steve’s online obituary at to leave a condolence.

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