Obituary: Mark D. Richards, 59, Formerly of Glenfield
Published: July 06. 2021
By: Provided by Sundquist
Mark D. Richards
GEORGETOWN, CO – Mark D. Richards, 59, formerly of Glenfield NY
died Friday morning, July
2, 2021 under the care of hospice.
Born in Lowville, NY
on November 24, 1961 he was the son of Barbara A. (Gaylord)
Richards and the late David B. Richards, Jr. He graduated from South Lewis Central
School in the Class
He was honorably
discharged from the U.S. Navy after faithfully serving his country.
While he was serving, he was selected to participate in the U.S. Navy Choir
performing at special events. In addition, Mark was a member of the U.S.
Navy Color Guard Rifle Spinning Team, performing in parades throughout California.
Mark had a
passion for electrical sciences from an early age, resulting in his never ending quest for knowledge and exploration of the
field. Mark was employed through Otis Elevator Company where he
programmed the electrical boards. Later he worked as a
troubleshooting consultant for other companies. He was called upon to
speak at the Imagineer - Discoverer - Inventor conference in Denver, CO
to share his research with fellow scientists and inventors. Mark has
lived in Georgetown, CO for the majority of
his life where he was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying skiing, hiking and
He is survived by
his mother, Barbara; his long time
companion, Diane; his sister, Amy (John) Monnat,
and their daughters, Ashley Monnat and Alyssa (Monnat) Bush.
of his support for the sciences, Mark was an anatomical gift to science in Colorado. A private
graveside service will be held at a later date at
the Old Glendale Cemetery.
Mark’s name may be made to the Lewis County Humane Society or the charity
of one’s choice.