Linda Jean Guy

MONTROSE, COLO - Linda Jean Guy, 78, passed away July 5, 2020. She was born April 20, 1942 in Logansport, IN. She grew up in Lamar, Colo., graduating from Lamar High School in 1960. She married Ron Crook in December 1960 and moved to Garden City, KS. Linda was a stay at home mom, during which time she pursued her life-long passion of art.


In the next chapter of Linda's life, she moved to Sedalia, Colo. and married Gary Guy in 1985. They made their forever home in Montrose, Colo.


Linda was a spiritual person and had a gift for helping others and the community. Through her involvement with the community she was commissioned to paint the Peace Pole that now stands at the Ute Indian Museum in Montrose.


Linda was diagnosed with Dementia in 2013. She had a difficult journey because of this cruel disease and moved into Colorow Care Center in January of 2019.


Linda was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Guy, father, James O. Long, mother, Jean M. Frey, brother, Merle J. Long, cousin, Eddy Henry, niece, Tanya Long, and stepson, Rex Guy. She is survived by her sister, Wanda Christian of Westcliffe, Colo,, daughter, Teri L. Hensen of Castle Rock, Colo., grandchildren, Tanner and Audrae Hensen, son, Jim Crook (Dawn), of Montrose, Colo.; stepchildren, Marty, Tracy and Heidi Guy; step daughter-in-law, Kari, nieces Shelley Jones and Angie Smith; two great nieces, several step grandchildren, and one great grandchild.


A celebration of life gathering will be held at Riverbottom Park in Montrose near the duck pond at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 11th, Social distancing and mask will be required. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Colorow Memory Unit, P.O. Box 710, Olathe, CO 81425 or the Spiritual Awareness Center, P.O. Box 804, Montrose, CO 81402.