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Thurston William "Bill" Wallace

August 23, 1947 ~ May 2, 2020 (age 72)


 Thurston (Bill) William Wallace, born August 23, 1947- died May 2, 2020 of ALS. Born in Ottawa Kansas, graduated from Ottawa High School, University of Kansas, and University of Denver Law School. Preceded in death by parents William Wilbur and LaVerne Catherine, and brother Scott James Wallace. Survived by wife Margaret Ann (married in 1975), children John William Wallace and his wife Brooke, Amanda Ann Bushek and her husband Joseph, and Nathan James Wallace. Grandchildren Jacek Patrick, Danica Ann, and Mikaela LaVerne Bushek. Sister Geraldine Toth and her late husband Lou, niece Catherine and her husband Akos, nephew Matthew and his wife Jennifer and their son Alex. Sister Laurie Kuechler, nephew Brian and his wife Christy and their children Brycen and Kinzie.

He practiced law for 42 years in Brighton, Colorado: Daniel, McCain, Brown, Wallace & Brubaker; and his own firm. He loved history, old movies, music, cats, fishing, photography, telling stories, telling jokes (some of which were funny), fire trucks, trains, and sports. His greatest joy was being a husband, a dad, and “Bumpa” to his three wonderful grandchildren. He was known for his intellect, his charismatic humor, his expertise in complex legal issues, and his strong faith. He was proud to recognize his 20 years in sobriety with Alcoholics Anonymous. He will be dearly missed.

Contributions to ALS Association Rocky Mountain Chapter, 1085 Dover St Suite 500 Westminster, CO 80021: Tru Community Care Hospice 2594 Trailridge Drive East, Lafayette, CO 80026: Presbyterian Church, 510 South 27th Ave, Brighton, CO 80601. 

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