Cruz, Donna Lee (nee Coffman)
Donna was born in Denver on May 6, 1935. She lived in Colorado her entire life and graduated from Englewood High School in 1953. She was married to Fred Cruz for 61 years. Together, they have three children: Craig (Deborah), Terry (Claudia), and Laurie (Walt Andress); seven grandchildren [Sam, Amelia, Tony, Colton, Eli, Garret, and Gillian]; and three great-grandchildren [Damian, Kinley, and Ryder].
Donna is also survived by her sister, Evelyn Barney and her brother, Ron Coffman.
She died on February 13, 2019. Her parents, Elijah and Laura Coffman (nee Jewel) preceded her in death.
The family will host a celebration of Donna’s life on Friday, Feb 22, 2019, at The Inn at Hudson Gardens, 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO 80120. Service begins at 10:30 am with a light lunch reception afterward. Guests are then welcome to wander the grounds of the gardens, which Donna loved.
Suggestions for donations in Donna’s name include
The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research https://www.michaeljfox.org/get-involved/donation2.php
Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation https://secure.childrenscoloradofoundation.org/site/Donation2?df_id=1660&1660.donation=form1
Michael J. Fox Parkinson Foundation
P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown MD 21741-5014
Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation