Memorial service for Gary Kitching |

Memorial service for Gary Kitching

A memorial service will be held for Lt. Gary Kitching, a United States Navy doctor from 1969 to 1971, at the River Valley Ranch on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

Kitching was killed Nov. 7 at the Sandbar in West Vail.

River Valley Ranch is located in Carbondale, off state Highway 82 at state Highway 133.

The Buckley Air Force Base Honor Guard, made up of active duty Air Force, will provide military honors for Kitching, including a colors presentation, folding of an American ceremonial flag and presentation to Mrs. Kitching at the ceremony. The Minturn Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10721 coordinated this honor guard. For more information, contact the funeral director at 970-945-5815.

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