• Celebration of Life for Jim McKay

    Jun 25, 2022, 5:00 PM US/Mountain

Memorial Created By
Suzanne McKay

Jim McKay

June 25, 1935 - May 19, 2022

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Jim McKay. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

In memory of loving husband, father, grandfather, friend, teacher, and mentor Jim McKay.   - James “Jim” William McKay, 86 of Castle Rock, Colorado, passed away at home on May 19, 2022 of heart failure.   Jim was born on June 25, 1935, to James Henry and Iva Viola McKay in Grand Junction, Colorado.  After graduating from Palisade High School, he attended Mesa College where he first met his future wife Theressa aka “Teddy”.  Jim then...  see more
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  • Pat Grantier
    What a special caring, witty, genuine, and insightful man Jim was. I remember his fight for teachers' rights, while my son Ken remembers the impact an experiential assignment--following an accused murderer's trial and subsequent life--had on his own...  more
    • Pat Grantier
      Suzanne McKay Thank you Pat. What a lovely tribute. We miss him terribly.
      • June 9, 2022
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