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Greg Truog 1949-2008

Apr 8, 2008

Greg Truog, 58, died April 2, 2008, in Golden, CO.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 11, at the Applewood Valley United Methodist Church, 2035 Ellis Street, Golden, CO.

Greg was born in Mallard on Dec. 13, 1949, to Ulrich and Doris Truog. He attended Mallard Schools and graduated in 1968. He attended Mankato State University graduating in 1972.

Greg and Laurie Harvey were married in 1982 and have since enjoyed living in Colorado. Greg has been involved in non-profit management for over 30 years. He was Executive Director of both Community Shares USA and Community Shares of Colorado for the past 17 years.

In 2006 Greg was named one of the Non Profit Legends of Colorado by the Community Resource Center for his outstanding contributions in helping community organizations further their mission. Greg was on the board of directors for many national and local programs.

Greg had a passion and energy for helping and motivating people. He loved to listen to and participate in a wide variety of music. He enjoyed a host of devoted friends and family.

A Memorial Fund has been established through Com-munity Shares of Colorado, 1536 Wynkoop St., Denver, CO, 8020 www.cshares.org.

Survivors include his wife, Laurie Harvey of Golden, CO; step-mother Mary Ann Truog, Emmetsburg; his aunt Iona Pedersen of Ringsted; and several cousins.

Greg Truog was preceded in death by his mother Doris and his father Ulrich Truog.