OBITUARY – Daniel James Buckley

April 11, 1935 – April 11, 2024

Daniel James Buckley of Cherry Hills Village, passed away peacefully on his 89th birthday, April 11, 2024 surrounded by his devoted and loving wife Lynn and all of his children. 

Dan was born on April 11,1935 in Denver, CO.  He was married to Lynn (Marilyn) Nolt,  the love of his life on July 16, 1960 up until his death. After attending Colorado College, Dan joined The Buckley Powder Company, founded by his father, Jim. Serving as President, Dan became renowned for his unwavering loyalty and dedication to both employees and customers alike. Under his faithful leadership, the company flourished and remains vibrant and prosperous even after a century of operation. Dan was extremely generous supporting numerous charities and individuals throughout his lifetime and selflessly contributed without seeking recognition. His hobbies included golf, gardening, traveling, Turner Classic movies, craft cocktails and listening to Frank Sinatra. Dan’s most cherished legacy is his family. He had a nurturing and close bond with his six children and their spouses and sixteen grandchildren. Each one had a deeply personal connection with him, a testament to his unwavering love and devotion. His family and his wife Lynn, held the highest place in his heart. 

He is survived by his wife Lynn and 5 children, Jim (Helena), Kathy (Jeff), Steve (Jane), Jill (Dave), Jennifer (Marc) and preceded in death by his beloved son Scott who passed away in 1972 and 16 grandchildren. 

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2024 at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church located at 2200 S Harrison St, Denver, CO 80210 at 1:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in honor of Daniel Buckley’s name to Macular Degeneration Research, 22512 Gateway Center, PO Box 1952, Clarksburg, MD 20871-1952