Tim Gardner ’74 Sadly Passes Away

Tim Gardner ’74, passed away on February 13th, 2023 after a two-year fight against lymphoma. Tim went to the University of Colorado and got an MBA at the Kellogg School of Management. He is survived by his wife, Deb Froeb, two sons, and two adorable twin granddaughters. Tim had lived in Denver for many years and retired in 2019 as the CFO of the University of Colorado-Gates Institute of Regenerative Medicine Technologies. Ironically, since getting cancer he had a nine-month recovery after being treated with Car-T therapy, which as part of his job, he helped commercialize. But eventually his aggressive cancer overwhelmed him.
Besides his family, Tim’s greatest love was time spent at the family lake houses in Northport Point, Michigan, where he spent every summer of his life. He was an exceptionally good sailor. In recent years Tim skied several times with John Fisher, Graham Anthony and, several years ago, with Jack Abbott and Jeff Dufresne in Park City. He had said he would be at our 50th, but maybe we’ll share a glass and some memories of him when we gather in 2024.

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