Obituary: Ken Bridges, Sales Director Of Gates Corp., Passes Away At 57

Obituary: Ken Bridges, Sales Director Of Gates Corp., Passes Away At 57

Bridges spent 28 years working for Gates, beginning as field representative in Oklahoma, moving to field management in Dallas, and for the past 20-plus years in numerous corporate office and field management assignments based in Denver.

Gates Corp. has announced the passing of Ken Bridges, 57, who had served as sales director at the company. After a very short illness, he passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 13.  

Bridges was a great husband, father, friend and true professional. He made friends wherever he went and touched many lives. Bridges spent 28 years working for Gates, beginning as field representative in Oklahoma, moving to field management in Dallas, and for the past 20-plus years in numerous corporate office and field management assignments based in Denver.

Bridges leaves behind his wife Sue, daughters Crista Jaeggli and husband Mark, Blaire Denneny and husband Eric and son Doug Bridges, two grandchildren, Olivia and Gunnar Jaeggli, and countless other dear loved ones.

A Thanksgiving Celebration of Bridges’ life will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24 at Cherry Hills Country Club, located at 4125 S. University Blvd., Englewood, Colorado 80113.  

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations be made to the Porter Hospice Foundation at rmahf.org in Bridges’ name.

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