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Swan-Law Funeral Directors

501 North Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO

OBITUARY

Richard F. Rogers

August 27, 1953November 2, 2019

Richard Rogers, 66, a 61-year resident of Colorado Springs, passed away on Saturday November 2, 2019. Richard was born on August 27, 1953, in Memphis, TN, to the late Floyd and Connie (Livengood) Rogers. He graduated from Wasson High School in 1971 and received his Bachelors in Special Education from the Univ. of Northern Colorado in 1975. Richard is survived by his wife of 40 years, Toni (Laymon) Rogers; his children, Aaron and Caitlin Rogers; his one grandson, Carson Rogers; the family dog, Tilley and his siblings Virginia Kinnaman and Stan Rogers. He was preceded in death by his nephew, Bobby Kinnamon. He taught special education for 29 years at Wasson High School. He was a longtime CC hockey season ticket holder and loved feeding the birds and squirrels. He loved taking care of his koi pond and playing with his grandson. A special thank you to the ICU nurses at Memorial Central. A celebration of his life will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 11 am at Swan-Law Cascade Chapel, 501 N. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to Peak Education (peakedu.org) or the Aiken Audubon Society (aikenaudubon.com).

Services

  • Celebration of Life Service Thursday, November 14, 2019

Memories

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Debbie McCarty

November 7, 2019

Never have I met a finer gentleman. He was SO dedicated to his family. He was a wonderful father and grandfather. He will be forever missed. Toni, Aaron, and Caitlin, I am so, so sorry for your loss. Keep him tucked in your hearts. You are in my thoughts and prayers. 💔😢🙏❤️

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY