George Francis Dayton of Aurora, Colorado went home to be with the Lord on April 7, 2022. George was born in Manitowoc, Wisconsin on July 14, 1952 to William and Clarine Dayton (Thompson).

To know George was to love him. His quiet and generous spirit enriched everyone around him and he loved being "Papa" to his five little grandsons. 

George is survived by Wendy, his wife of 42 years, along with his children: Cori (Andy) Peth, Brian Dayton, Jess (Kevin) Morris, Lizz (Josh) Creason and Paige (Caty Mark) Dayton; Grandchildren: Oliver (5) and Milo (2) Morris, Jackson (8), Lucas (6) and Caleb (4) Creason. Siblings: Barb (Jon) Rex, Barbara Jo (Ken) Mrozinski, and David (Gloria) Dayton and nieces and nephews.

His heavenly welcoming party included his sons, Joseph and Jonathan, along with his grandson, Eli, his parents and sister, Karen.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday, April 22nd. 

In lieu of flowers, Due to George’s 3 month stay in critical care contributions to George's medical expenses would be much appreciated.

This fundraiser has been established by some of Wendy's friends. Pat Richards-McLellan and Sharon Dotson. As friends of Wendy and George's, you can contact either Pat or Sharon at or call Pat @ 931-691-1817 or Sharon @ 859-907-1583. 

Blessings from Pat, Sharon and Family