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Colorado Freedom Memorial—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

Colorado's new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument honoring the families of servicemen and women who sacrificed their lives in active military service is now a reality! On the grounds of the Colorado Freedom Memorial site, this beautiful tribute to the families of our fallen closes the Circle of Honor at the Memorial, which honors the fallen, their families, and the places they lie.

Site location:

Springhill Park
756 Telluride Street
Aurora, CO 80011

Judy Newton and Rick Crandall were the Honorary Board/Committee Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Woody Williams Foundation.

Committee Members

Tim Beyers
Sonja Beyers
Paula Sarlls

Tom Krueger
John Everhart
Bryce Elemond

To learn more about donating to a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, please contact the Foundation at

This monument was dedicated on October 14 2020

Gold Star Family members and relatives are those who have sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom.

The Gold Star Family Memorial was created by Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody" Williams to remember those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To learn more about the memorial, please visit our Gold Star Families Memorial Monument web page.

"Dying for freedom isn't the worst thing that can happen. Being forgotten is." Georgie Carter-Krell (Mother of Posthumous Medal of Honor Recipient Pfc. Bruce W. Carter, USMCD - Florida)

Any excess funds raised for this Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Project will be used to further the mission of the Woody Williams Foundation of honoring Gold Star Families and their fallen Heroes through the establishment of Gold Star Families Memorial Monuments in communities across the United States, offering scholarships to Gold Star Children as well as sponsoring and hosting outreach programs and events for Gold Star Families.

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