OBITUARY: Gary Lee McCracken — August 27, 1948 - October 9, 2021

Gary Lee McCracken of Olathe, Colorado, passed away at his home on Oct. 9, 2021. He was 73 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 at the Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta, Colorado. Interment will follow at the Pea Green Cemetery.

Gary married Mary Kathryn “Kathy” Lane on Nov. 30, 1968. To this union three children were born.

Gary enjoyed farming and was very successful. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his friends.

Gary is survived by his children: Michael McCracken and spouse Lhaney of Montrose, Colorado; Shauna DeVincentis and spouse Eric of Olathe, Colorado, and Scott McCracken and spouse Joy of Montrose, Colorado; and seven grandchildren: Brandon (Bridget) and Zane McCracken, Laney and Jeremy Pierce, Lakota (Sara), Paige and Maryellen McCracken.

The family suggests memorial contributions to HopeWest Hospice 725 S. 4th St. Montrose, CO 81401.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory. View the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at

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