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Obituary of Kay Grant Faucette
Kay Grant Faucette, 85, passed away in Arvada Colorado on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.
Kay was born on May 28, 1934 in Alamosa, Colorado, the son of Kenneth and Edna Faucette.
He grew up in Sanford Colorado, graduating from Sanford High School in 1952. He played basketball on the Sanford
High School state championship teams of 1949 and 1950. Grant served his country in the Army while stationed in Germany.
He received a bachelor's and master’s degree from Adams State College where he played football, basketball, baseball, and ran track.
He enjoyed a long career as a teacher, coach and counselor, mostly in Colorado. Early in his career, he spent two years in Alaska, which he loved and
returned with family and friends many times. Grant loved sports, fishing, travel, and spending time with his family.
Grant is survived by his three children, Valerie MacNeil, Jeff Faucette, and Steve Faucette, five grandchildren and four great grandchildren, all living in the Denver area, his sister, Kathie Child of Washington, and brother, Craig Faucette of Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Mary Lee Abel of Alamosa, and his second wife Pat Dixon of Montana.
Services will be held on Monday, March 9, 2020 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 6490 Quail Street, Arvada, Colorado.
A viewing begins at 10:00 AM followed by the funeral service at 11:00 AM and a luncheon at noon. Burial will take place on a later date at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver.
All Veterans Funeral & Cremation is assisting with funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent to their website www.allveterans.com. Interment with Military honors will be held, Monday, March 23, 2020, 12:00 p.m., Staging Area "A" at Fort Logan National Cemetery, 3629 S. Sheridan Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80235.
All are welcome to attend the services and/or burial to celebrate Grant’s life.