John Lee passed away on August 2, 2020 after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer.

John, a retired Methodist minister, had 43½ years of active ministry of ecumenical situations and he presided over countless weddings, baptisms and funerals.  He was a popular and patient minister who always had a kind word and an endless compassion for all.

     John was a graduate of Drew University Theological School, and received his doctorate of Ministry at San Fransisco Theological Seminary, he had a private practice of pastoral psychotherapy for many years which he had a passion for helping others find their spiritual direction and continued his practice untill the very end.  He  also ministered for several churches in the surrounding area that included Greenwood Village and Aurora and touched the lives and hearts of many.

     John  has three sons, which one lives in Wheat Ridge one that lives in Seattle and one on Vashon Island Washington. He was surrounded by his three sons and several grandchildren at the time of his passing but many hundreds of people that he had touched over the years will always hold him in their hearts.

     John was well-liked and loved by many. One neighbor stated that he looked like Santa Claus with his white beard and always greeted everyone he met with a wink, a smile and usually a bad joke.

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