Open house for John Gill today |

Open house for John Gill today

BRECKENRIDGE – The family of John Kenneth Gill, who died in a car accident near the Great Sand Dunes National Monument June 9, will hold an open house in his honor from noon to 6 p.m. today.

The open house will be held at the family home at 213 S. French St. in Breckenridge.

Gill was born Feb. 5, 1983, to parents Victoria and John Gill of Kamloops, British Columbia. He attended elementary school in Breckenridge.

Gill spent many years snowboarding in the mountains and had numerous friends in Summit County. He loved the outdoors and frequently made camping trips to the Great Sand Dunes.

He is survived by his parents, sisters Zoe and Kim and brother Randy. Gill’s body was cremated, and his ashes will be spread in favorite places in Summit County, Shuswaf Lake, British Columbia, and Maui, Hawaii.

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