Stan McGuire, age 84, passed away at home on February 6th, 2021 from complications of Alzheimer’s related dementia and COPD. He was a resident of Colorado Springs for 42 years and was formerly a resident of Eagle, Colorado; Canon City, Colorado; and Las Animas, Colorado. He was a Sergeant for the Colorado State Patrol and retired in Colorado Springs after 33 years of service.
Stan was born on November 7th, 1936 to George McGuire and Ada (Cook) McGuire in Dresbach, Minnesota. On March 5th, 1960 he married Monika Hafenrichter in Colorado Springs.
Stan was fond of researching his family’s genealogy, tracing members of the McGuire clan from county Fermanagh, Ireland and migrating to the colonies prior to the American Revolutionary War. He also enjoyed collecting vintage firearms. He was a member of Woodmen Valley Chapel, Woodmen Heights campus. He served in the United States Air Force for 4 years during the Korean War.
He is survived by his loving wife, Monika; son Carey McGuire of Colorado Springs; daughter, Monika Denise McGuire-Starner of Peyton; sister Audrey Maxine Nelson of Orange, California; grandchildren, James, Jordan, and Jayden of Peyton; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers Arthur, George Jr., David and Donald.
Private memorial services will be held for family.
Memorial donations in Stan’s name may be made to the Colorado State Patrol Family Foundation: www.cspff.net