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In Memory of

Virginia Rae Boggis

December 25, 1923 - November 1, 2016

Obituary


Virginia Rae Boggis, age 92, of Denver, passed away on November 1, 2016. She was born in north Denver and raised in Colorado Springs, graduated with honors from Palmer High School, and attended the University of Denver on full academic scholarship, the first member of her family to attend college. She graduated with a degree in mathematics with a minor in physics, and, before starting a family, she worked as a mathematician for General Electric in Schenectady, NY. After raising her family, she returned to work as a computer programmer for a structural and civil...

Virginia Rae Boggis, age 92, of Denver, passed away on November 1, 2016. She was born in north Denver and raised in Colorado Springs, graduated with honors from Palmer High School, and attended the University of Denver on full academic scholarship, the first member of her family to attend college. She graduated with a degree in mathematics with a minor in physics, and, before starting a family, she worked as a mathematician for General Electric in Schenectady, NY. After raising her family, she returned to work as a computer programmer for a structural and civil engineering firm.

Virginia was married to Martin Carl Boggis, who pre-deceased her in 1969. They had four children, Terry, Carol (Michael Hamilton), Randall, and Laurie Clifton (Doug), and a grandson, Ned Poulos-Boggis, all surviving.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Olinger Chapel Hill Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to Food Bank of the Rockies, Box 151560, Lakewood, CO 80215-9801, Phone: 303-371-9250, Toll-free: 877-460-8504, Online: www.foodbankrockies.org

"Let us not look for you only in memory, Where we would grow lonely without you. You would want us to find you in presence, Beside us when beauty brightens, When kindness glows and music echoes eternal tones." -Excerpt from "On The Death Of A Beloved" by John O'Donohue, Irish poet (1954-2008)