OBITUARY – Russell Lynn July 15, 1935 – April 5, 2024

Russ was a kind man who treated others well.  He was a well-known businessman, and he was like by everyone who knew him.  He always carried himself with dignity and honor and did his best to always do the right thing as he cared for others.  He also enjoyed golfing and having a good laugh with friends and family.

He started his career with Martin-Marietta as a draftsman.  In the early 1960’s he changed professions and went into the flower business with Lehrer’s Flowers.  He was the Executive Vice-President and General Manager for over 35 years.  Served on various national floral committees with FTD, AFS, and Teleflora..

He was a member of the Lions Club of Denver for 57 years holding almost every office available including President.

Russ also belonged to the Masonic Lodge and obtained a 32° level.  He was a member of the Harmony Lodge for over 50 years.

He cared for the church building and grounds, and he continued to mow the church lawn and shovel the parking lot well into his eighties.  Russ served on the Session of Arvada Presbyterian Church and other committees;  last year he served as a Session member on our very first Session at Community of Grace.

He loved working in the yard and keeping a large rose and flower garden.  He just liked being outside whether in the yard or in the mountains.

He adored his wife, Dottie.  He was a beloved father of three, father-in-law of 3, grandfather of five and great grandfather of three. He leaves two brothers, 2 sisters-in law and many nieces and nephews.