J. Gregory Podgorny of Hotchkiss died Dec. 26, 2013. He was 55.
A celebration of life was held Dec. 29 at the Podgorny home.
He was diagnosed with ALS almost two years ago and appreciated the support of his family, friends and community.
Mr. Podgorny was born in Rockford, Ill., to Andrew and Rebecca Podgorny.
He graduated from Alleman High School in Rock Island, Ill., and University of Northern Colorado.
He married Moni Slater in 1996 in Steamboat Springs.
Mr. Podgorny enjoyed sports, especially baseball and the Chicago Cubs, skiing, traveling, wine, cooking, coaching and attending his children's games and plays, and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Moni Slater; two children, Siena and Slater; his mother, Rebecca Podgorny; and a sister, Andrea (Michael) Podgorny Santo.
He was preceded in death by his father, Andrew Podgorny.
Memorial contributions may be made to ALS Rocky Mountain Chapter or to HopeWest Hospice.blog comments powered by Disqus