(BUENA VISTA, Colo.) David John McGill, 47, died peacefully Wednesday, May 13, 2020, from complications associated with an aortic dissection at The Denver Hospice; his brother Robert and sister Karen were by his side.
He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, hiking and kayaking. David was a proud and loving father to son Samuel ("Sam"), who would accompany his father on many outdoor excursions. He was a volunteer firefighter with Buena Vista Fire Department. Additionally, he served as a wildland firefighter. David was a former resident of Wadley, a Randolph County volunteer firefighter and employed by Wellborn Cabinet Company.
Survivors include his spouse, Jackie Krueck, and son, Samuel Curtis McGill, of Buena Vista, Colo.; brothers, Robert W. McGill (Maritza) of Tallahassee, Fla., and Samuel P. McGill (Melissa) of Willow, Alaska; sister, Karen E. McGill (Jordan) of Englewood, Colo.; aunt, Juanita Bailey of LaGrange, Ga.; uncle, Larry Whiteside of Clifton, Va.; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. David was preceded in death by his parents, Curtis B. and Carolyn Whiteside McGill of Wadley.
A memorial service may be held in Colorado at a later date. Donations may be made in his memory to: The Denver Hospice, 501 S. Cherry St., Suite 700, Denver, CO 80246-1328.